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McConnell performs flyover this morning to salute community and frontline COVID-19 responders

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Team McConnell performed a series of community flyovers for Operation America Strong on Wednesday.

A flight of two KC-135 Stratotankers and a KC-46 Pegasus from McConnell followed closely by Wichita’s own B-29 Superfortress “Doc” flew over local communities and hospitals to salute first responders, military members, and essential personnel who are working on the frontlines to combat the coronavirus.

The flight path brought the aircraft over Wichita, Derby, Newton, Andover, Garden Plain, Haysville, and El Dorado, including 11 local hospitals. The flyover lasted approximately one hour.

Check out the scenes below from social media. Individuals are encouraged to take pictures of the flyover and tag McConnell @22ARW on Facebook and Instagram.



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