173rd FW to conduct Independence Day flyovers in Oregon

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

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

10:00 a.m. Veterans Park, Klamath Falls, Ore.

10:15 a.m. Downtown Ashland, Ashland, Ore.

10:30 a.m. Sporthaven Beach, Brookings, Ore.

10:50 a.m. Central Point 4th of July Freedom Festival, Central Point, Ore.

11:00 a.m. Eagle Point 4th of July Parade, Eagle Point, Ore.

11:20 a.m. Creswell 4th of July Parade, Creswell, Ore.

11:35 a.m. Black Butte Ranch, Black Butte Ranch, Ore.

11:45 a.m. Prineville 4th of July Parade, Prineville, Ore.

12:00 p.m. Lake of the Woods Resort, Lake of the Woods, Ore.

All passes will be approximately 1,000 feet above ground level and about 400 mph airspeed. Flights could be cancelled 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 sole F-15C pilot training facility for the United States Air Force.