Oklahoma Air National Guard Adds More Dates For Flyover Tribute To COVID-19 workers

Wednesday, April 29th 2020, 4:43 pm
By: News On 6

Tulsa, Oklahoma -

The Navy's Blue Angels and the Air Force's Thunder-birds teamed up for an air salute to 1st responders this week.

The iconic planes honored front-line workers in New York City Tuesday along with New Jersey and Philadelphia. Those working on the front lines say it's the thank yous that help keep them going.

Members of the 138th Fighter Wing of the Oklahoma Air National Guard based in Tulsa will be flying throughout Oklahoma on Thursday.

This is our way of showing our gratitude and thanks to all of the doctors, nurses, medical staff and first responders who are selflessly and tirelessly working to keep Oklahoma safe and healthy during this pandemic,” Maj. Gen. Michael Thompson, adjutant general for Oklahoma, said previously about the flight missions. “Thank you for your service to the people of our great state, and for showing how strong Oklahoma can be when we are all working together.” 

The location and approximate time for the added flyover Thursday, April 30th include:

Owasso – 3:04 p.m. (Ascension St. John’s Owasso)

   The locations and approximate times for the flyover Friday, May 1st include:

Wagoner – 2:10 p.m. (Wagoner Community Hospital)

Eufaula – 2:18 p.m. (Eufaula Indian Health Center)

McAlester – 2:23 p.m. (McAlester Regional Health Center)

Stigler – 2:30 p.m. (Haskell County Hospital)

Sallisaw – 2:34 p.m. (Sequoyah County Hospital)

Stilwell – 2:38 p.m. (Stilwell Memorial Hospital)

Tahlequah – 2:41 p.m. (Northeastern Health System Hospital)

Grove – 2:49 p.m. (Integris Grove Hospital) 

Miami – 2:53 p.m. (Integris Miami Hospital)

Nowata – 3:00 p.m. (Jane Phillips Nowata Health Center)

Vinita – 3:05 p.m. (Craig General Hospital) 

Pryor – 3:25 p.m. (Pryor Hillcrest Hospital)


Claremore Regional Hospital – 3:28 p.m.

Claremore Indian Hospital – 3:29 p.m.

Oklahoma Veterans Center Claremore – 3:31 p.m.