Jet possibly creates loud boom

Published: Dec. 8, 2011 at 3:51 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 15, 2011 at 10:43 AM CST
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LIVINGSTON, LA (WAFB) - Authorities say a disturbing noise that may have startled some people Thursday morning was harmless.

People in Livingston Parish reported hearing a loud boom around 10:20 a.m.

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport said the sound was possibly made by a low-flying BeechJet.

Officials said the jet may have broke the sound barrier, creating the noise.

A man in Albany said it sounded like an explosion and shook his house.

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