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Flyovers honor Louisiana health care and essential workers

Posted at 2:11 PM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 15:11:04-04

Flyovers took place across the state on Friday to honor health care and essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Friday morning, B-52 bomber pilots flew over medical centers in New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

Nola.com shared photos of the flyover. To see those, click here.

And in St. Landry Parish, a WW2 T-6 Texan and three other aircraft flew from the St. Landry Parish Airport to Opelousas General and Acadian Medical Center.

The flyover was in salute to health care workers and victims of the coronavirus in St. Landry Parish.

See flyovers below:

In New Orleans ( Video courtesy CNN)

B-52 Flyover in New Orleans honors health care workers (CNN)

In Baton Rouge (Video courtesy WBRZ)

B-52 Flyover in Baton Rouge honors essential workers

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