173rd Fighter Wing to conduct flyovers for Independence Day celebrations

Two F-15 Eagles from the 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field fly over Klamath Falls, Oregon during a routine training mission. The 173rd FW is home to the sole F-15C training base for the United States Air Force. (Courtesy photo by Jim Haseltine)

Two F-15 Eagles from the 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field fly over Klamath Falls, Oregon during a routine training mission. The 173rd FW is home to the sole F-15C training base for the United States Air Force. (Courtesy photo by Jim Haseltine)

 
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KINGSLEY FIELD, Ore. -- The 173rd Fighter Wing out of Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Ore. will conduct Independence Day flyovers for ceremonies at locations throughout Oregon and California.

F-15 Eagle fighter jets are scheduled to conduct flyovers at the following community locations at, or around, the designated times on Thursday, July 4.

9:45 a.m. Central Point 4th of July Freedom Festival, Central Point, Ore.
10:00 a.m. Downtown Klamath Falls, Klamath Falls, Ore.
10:15 a.m. Downtown Ashland, Ashland, Ore.
10:45 a.m. City Hall Park, Dorris, Cal.
11:00 a.m. Main Street, Eagle Point, Ore.
11:15 a.m. Lake of the Woods, Klamath County, Ore.
11:30 a.m. Oregon Ave. -- Main Street, Creswell, Ore.

All passes will be approximately 1,000 feet above ground level and about 400 mph airspeed. Flights could be canceled or times changed due to inclement weather or operational contingencies.

The Oregon Air National Guard has been an integral part of the nation's air defense since 1941. The 173rd FW is home to the premier F-15C pilot training facility for the United States Air Force.