Supersonic Jets Over Islamabad Skies – May be?

Today Islamabad and Rawalpindi got quite some scare of the explosions. Speculations are they could be some supersonic jets.

As geo reports:

Police officials in Rawalpindi say there is no evidence of any actual explosion having taken place. A senior police official in Rawalpindi told he was unaware of any actual explosion, and suggested the sound may have been from jets breaking the sound barrier. However officials at the Pakistan Air Force said that none of its jets had broken the sound barrier today.

If I remember accurately back in 96-97, an Indian jet flied in airs of Islamabad breaking the sound barriers. Ironically, our air forces woke up hours after the incident.

Nothing concrete yet.

13 Comments so far

  1. A for [pine]Apple (asmamirza) on June 30th, 2008 @ 3:39 pm
  2. khanum on June 30th, 2008 @ 6:29 pm

    shucks.. i missed it.. all that excitement and i was outta town!


  3. emran on June 30th, 2008 @ 9:29 pm

    That was somthing else , I am sure. They are hiding it.


  4. humanity on June 30th, 2008 @ 9:42 pm

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  5. azface on June 30th, 2008 @ 10:01 pm

    humanity:

    *Yawn*


  6. anwar on July 1st, 2008 @ 5:35 am

    PAF has announced that it was sound barrier – if true then it was an irresponsible act.


  7. A for [pine]Apple (asmamirza) on July 1st, 2008 @ 8:52 am

    khanum: not much of excitement it was, let me assure you :>

    emran: something other than super-sonic?? like what comes to your mind??

    humanity: Good GOD – you wrote all this??

    azface: ditto the yawn :>

    anwar: it was. Creating a chaos on land.


  8. emran on July 2nd, 2008 @ 12:04 am

    It can be anything….. a bomb blast may be, and they are not showing it due to any reason. who knows :(


  9. dushanbe on July 2nd, 2008 @ 1:54 am

    What kinda stupid crap is all this??? Supersonic (faster then speed of sound) aircrafts have been flying since long time by PAF. Sound speed is = 343 m/s or 1235km per hour. F-16 fighter jets can reach easily up to 2400km per hour.

    Dont you notice on events like 23 march when we see fighter jets we see them first, then sound comes few second after, it is cause sound waves are catching up with the moving object. Its not like we hear huge blasts all the time… It actually also links with time travel if you study deeper with the Einstein theory of relativity.

    please people we r a poor country but v should at least have common sense… And Mr. Humanity go get a life looser… do something for the economy of this country… idiot


  10. azface on July 2nd, 2008 @ 3:40 am

    Peeps

    You don’t know how happy you made me by condemning the content of humanity’s post. I am sure there is hope for our nation.

    I truly believe we need to rise above the illogical and utterly useless faith based philosophies and try to use our common sense and inner good nature to make life decisions.

    Dushanbe: Spot on that we need to focus on improving our economic condition before we descend into chaos just like our ‘friendly’ neighbours Afghanistan and Iran.


  11. casper on July 2nd, 2008 @ 9:35 am

    I am still not sure, who to believe….these days when we have internal threats & external pressure for how to run over country. We get regular friendly messages from our neighbours i.e dead bodies of innocent people in jails, attack on our checkposts by so called friendly BOSS, serious threats by neighbouring president who spent long time here before getting this seat by……

    anyway I am happy that that was only a sound,,,,,, it can be fighter jets from across the border or may be our piolts on the newly arrived F-16’s.


  12. wkhang on July 3rd, 2008 @ 12:15 pm

    People Relax,

    those were our new F-16… just checking, power !!


  13. A for [pine]Apple (asmamirza) on July 4th, 2008 @ 12:11 am

    emran: a blast cant be hidden that easily … shayad super sonic hi tha :S

    dushanbe: But in the time of blasts … anything ballistic and "super sonic" is terrifying for poor us … economy … sigh ~ read the latest post too.

    azface: condemning? I’m still thinking from where he coped all that. Honestly couldn’t read beyond a few lines =\

    casper: newly arrived F-16’s … Haaa!

    wkhang: F-16’s got any power … Haa!



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