UPDATE: As of 3:30 p.m., officials told 22News the F-15s did fly but were delayed a few hours. The jets F-15s did not fly over eastern Massachusetts but did fly over western Massachusetts.
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – In honor of Memorial Day, F-15 Eagles are scheduled to fly across Massachusetts as well as Connecticut Monday morning into the afternoon.
104th Fighter Wing Vice Commander Col. Tom Bladen believes Memorial Day is a day to remind everyone of the sacrifices Americans are willing to make to protect others. “These Memorial Day flyovers are a tribute in honor of those who have died serving our great nation and protecting our American way of life,” Bladen added.
The F-15 jets will be flying over the following locations:
|Bourne National Cemetery||11:30 – 11:40 a.m.|
|Fallen Heroes Memorial, Boston Seaport||11:40 – 11:50 a.m.|
|Fisher House of Boston VA Medical Center||11:50 – 12:00 p.m.|
|Norfolk, MA||11:50 – 12:00 p.m.|
|Grafton, MA||11:50 – 12:00 p.m.|
|MA Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Agawam||12:00 – 12:10 p.m.|
|Ludlow, MA||12:00 – 12:10 p.m.|
|Hadley, MA||12:10 – 12:20 p.m.|
|Florence, MA||12:10 – 12:20 p.m.|
|Cheshire, MA||12:20 – 12:30 p.m.|
|Lenox, MA||12:20 – 12:30 p.m.|
|Naugatuck, CT||12:30 – 12:40 p.m.|
|Kent, CT||12:40 – 12:50 p.m.|