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Here’s the route the Blue Angels will fly over North Texas on Wednesday to salute COVID-19 responders

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The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will make their way across North Texas skies Wednesday as part of a nationwide salute to doctors, nurses, first responders and other essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will fly over the Dallas and Fort Worth areas Wednesday morning, according to the Blue Angels’ Twitter channel.

The flyover is part of the “America Strong” tour that flew over Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Atlanta this weekend.

In previous legs of the tour, the Thunderbirds joined them, but had to return to their base in Nevada.

“America Strong is about showing how much we, as a nation, count on our frontline responders and that we have their back just like they have had ours,” said Cmdr. Brian Kesselring, U.S. Navy Blue Angels commanding officer and flight leader for the flyover. “They have always been there for us all, holding our nation together, even more so during this pandemic. It is really impactful to see this nation come together and stand in solidarity during these unprecedented times.”

A formation of 6 F/A-18C/D Hornet aircraft will conduct these flyovers as a collaborative salute to healthcare workers, first responders, military, and other essential personnel while standing in solidarity with all Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residents along the flight path can expect a few moments of jet noise as the aircraft pass overhead, along with the sight of 6 high-performance aircraft flying in precise formation.

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