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Thunderbirds fly over San Antonio, Austin to honor health care, frontline workers during pandemic

FORESTVILLE, MD - SEPTEMBER 18: The US Air Force Thunderbirds are seen rehearsing their persision flying routine, September 18, 2015 in Forestville, Maryland. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
FORESTVILLE, MD - SEPTEMBER 18: The US Air Force Thunderbirds are seen rehearsing their persision flying routine, September 18, 2015 in Forestville, Maryland. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (2015 Getty Images)

TEXAS – The Air Force Thunderbirds flew over San Antonio and Austin Wednesday to honor health care and frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Texas flyover happened in San Antonio at 2:20 p.m. and lasted about 30 minutes. The team then traveled to Austin to fly over the city at 3:40 p.m. for about 25 minutes.

The “Operation America Strong” flyover features the Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying over U.S. cities to honor health care and other frontline workers during the pandemic. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flew over Houston and Dallas on May 6.

Recap of the Austin flyover:

WATCH LIVE: Thunderbirds to fly over Austin to honor health care, frontline workers during pandemic

Posted by KPRC2 / Click2Houston on Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Recap of San Antonio flyover:

LIVE: Thunderbirds to fly over San Antonio to honor health care, frontline workers during pandemic

Posted by KPRC2 / Click2Houston on Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Photos: Recap of Blue Angels flying over the Houston area


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