Thunderbirds to fly over San Diego hospitals on Friday

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Posted at 12:05 PM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 15:21:45-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be in the skies over San Diego hospitals this week in honor of frontline health workers.

On Friday starting at 12 p.m., flyovers will start beginning in San Diego's South Bay and heading north over local hospitals, according to the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

The hospital flyovers will include Sharp Chula Vista, Scripps Mercy Chula Vista, Sharp Grossmont, Sharp Memorial, UCSD Medical Center, Rady Children’s Hospital, VA Medical Center La Jolla, Scripps Green, Scripps Encinitas, and Palomar Medical Center, the museum says.

Residents in the surrounding areas can expect to see and hear the jets fly over without needing to travel anywhere. Everywhere is asked to practice social distancing when watching the jets.

The Thunderbirds will continue flying north for flyovers in Orange and Los Angeles counties.

The flight path, dates, and times are subject to change due to weather and operational requirements.

San Diego will be the latest city to see military flyovers in honor of healthcare workers. The Thunderbirds have been performing across the United States now for the past few weeks.