COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Pilots with the Columbus Air Force Base (AFB) will fly over several local hospitals Saturday to honor medical personnel and others who are fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
These are the times and locations of the flyovers:
- 1:49 p.m. - North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) in Tupelo
- 1:54 p.m. - North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) Gilmore in Amory
- 1:57 p.m. - Monroe Regional Hospital in Aberdeen
- 2:01 p.m. - NMMC in West Point
- 2:04 p.m. - OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville
- 2:12 p.m. - Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus
- 2:14 p.m. - Koritz Clinic at the Columbus AFB
The flyovers over will consist of the T-6A Texan II, T-1A Jayhawk and the T-38 Talon.
The flyovers are conducted at no additional cost to the taxpayer and serve as training for our pilots, according to the AFB.