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Units of California's Air National Guard to fly over the state Wednesday in support of frontliners

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Posted at 5:35 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 13:29:13-04

The 144th Fighter Wing will do a flyover across areas of California on Wednesday to honor frontliners during the coronavirus pandemic.

The 144th Fighter Jet Wing is based out of Fresno and provides air defense protection for California and the United States.

The flyover is in honor of health care workers, first responders and others who are working the front lines every day to protect their communities during the pandemic.

According to a post on their Facebook Page, the four F-15C Eagle fighter jets will take off at 10 a.m. Wednesday from Fresno, head up to Sacramento, make their way down to Santa Barbara, then head back to Fresno.

The fighter jets will make their way to the Central Coast, those times include:

  • Paso Robles and Templeton at around 11:23 a.m.
  • San Luis Obispo around 11:25 a.m.
  • Santa Maria at around 11:29 a.m.
  • Santa Barbara at around 11:36 a.m.

Onlookers will want to be ready ahead of time as the jets may fly by a few minutes early.