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Indiana National Guard to perform flyover to salute first responders

The Indiana National Guard's 122nd Fighter Wing will perform a flyover to honor and salute first responders.
122nd Fighter Wing. (Photo: Indiana Guardsman)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WTHR) – The Indiana National Guard's 122nd Fighter Wing will perform a flyover to honor and salute first responders.

A flyover will be conducted in Fort Wayne on Tuesday, April 28 and around Indy on Thursday, April 30.

"Air Force Salutes flyovers are a way for the Air National Guard to show appreciation to the thousands of heroes at the front line of battling COVID-19," the Indiana National Guard said in a release. "The flyovers are also intended to lift morale in cities across America due to the severe health and economic impacts that have resulted from COVID-19."

The flyovers are incorporated with previously scheduled training missions.

The routes are as follows:

Fort Wayne Flyby

  • Fly over Lutheran Hospital (7950 W Jefferson St) at 11:10 a.m.
  • Downtown at 11:11 a.m.
  • The VA and Parkview (2200 Randallia Dr, downtown) at 11:11 a.m.
  • DuPont and Parkview (2520 E DuPont Rd: North) at 11:13 a.m.
  • Fly back over Downtown at 11:15 a.m.


Indy Flyby

  • Fly over Johnson Armory at 10:45 a.m.
  • Community Hospital (1500 N Ritter Ave) at 10:49 a.m.
  • St. Vincent Hospital (13500 US Hwy 31 N, Carmel) at 10:51 a.m.
  • The VA (1481 W 10th St) and IU Hospital (550 University Blvd) at 10:53 a.m.
  • Lawrence Armory at 10:55 a.m.
  • Muncie IU Hospital (2401 W University Ave, Muncie) at 11:02 a.m.