WWJ/Charlie Langton

Police: It's Only A Test! Military Planes Flying Over Troy Part Of Training

July 31, 2018 - 9:21 pm

TROY (WWJ) - A military training exercise the cause of some commotion in Oakland County Tuesday night. 

WWJ's Charlie Langton was the first to call into the newsroom to report the sighting of the two jets. 

Reports of two F16 military jets flying over the airspace in Troy and over the studios of WWJ Newsradio 950 made the phone lines light up in search of answers. 

WWJ Traffic Reporter Lance Howard saw the jets, identified as armed F16 jets flying over Southfield around 8:45 p.m.

Troy Police Department clarifying within the hour that the two planes are part of a military exercise and that there is no cause for concern. 

There was also a dedication ceremony tonight in Oakland Township for The Veterans Tribute which was supposed to have a fly-over -- but it's unknown if the two are connected.