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Mystery of Several Large Planes Flying Over Randolph County Solved

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You may have seen some large planes flying over Randolph County on Monday evening.

The ABC affiliate in Lynchburg, Va. said 19 C-130s were flying in a planned training exercise.

Folks in West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina reported seeing the planes.

A spokesperson with Roanoke Regional Airport said the military is not required to notify the public about such exercises, but understood that the unusual activity alarmed many, catching people throughout the area by surprise.