Neil Graves, in the February 19 edition of the New York Post, writes that New Yorkers from lower Manhattan to Brooklyn were jolted awake when what seems to have been a military jet buzzed overhead in the middle of the night.
Residents said windows rattled and buildings shook when the low-flying jet roared over the city at approximately 4:30 a.m. A second boom erupted a few minutes later. ?I haven?t been that scared since September 11,? says one person who was awakened by the sound.
?My wife heard the plane coming through on 9/11, and she thought it was that all over again,? says a man who lives near Ground Zero.
Heidi Reich, who lives in Greenwich Village, says, ?I thought I?d walk downstairs and not see the Empire State Building anymore.?
The military must inform the FAA about a flyover. Air National Guard F-15s and F-16s have been providing security in the area since the terror attacks, but it?s not known whether they were responsible.
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