FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Navy’s Blue Angels are expected to fly over North Texas Wednesday morning to honor frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Rep. Kay Granger (TX-12) first announced that the flyover will happen at around 11 a.m. in Fort Worth and will last about 35 minutes.
The Blue Angels later confirmed on Twitter they would appear in the Dallas/Fort Worth area on Wednesday. The flight path has not yet been released.
#Dallas, #FortWorth, #Houston, #NewOrleans – your Blue Angels are heading your way this Wednesday! Check back tomorrow for routes and overhead times. Stay home and stay safe!#AmericaStrong #InThisTogether #HealthcareHeroes pic.twitter.com/HbwisyC7JN
— Blue Angels (@BlueAngels) May 4, 2020
Recently, the Blue Angels have been putting on air shows throughout the U.S. to honor essential and health care workers and first responders as they have been at the front of the pandemic.
Now, one of those flyovers comes to North Texas.
“I’m proud to partner with the Navy to bring the Blue Angels to Fort Worth, showcasing our community’s deep appreciation to the brave doctors, nurses, first responders, and essential workers on the frontlines of our nation’s fight against the coronavirus,” Granger said. “These are unexpected, unprecedented times, but I know our community and country will emerge stronger than before. I’m proud to bring this display of national unity and support for those keeping our communities safe to Texas 12.”