The 142nd Wing at Portland Air National Guard Base in Portland, Oregon will conduct flyovers on Independence Day for ceremonies and parades at locations in Oregon and southwest Washington.
142 Wing Commander Col. Todd Hofford says the Wing is grateful to be able to support patriotic celebrations like this. “There is no greater honor for us to salute this great nation on Independence Day than to be present, visible and heard with the air superiority of the F-15 Eagle. The 142 Wing and your hometown Air Force are proud to serve and protect all of our Pacific Northwest communities.
F-15 Eagle fighter jets are scheduled to conduct overflights at the following community locations at or around designated times on Monday, July 4.
- 10:00 p.m. Lake Oswego, Oregon.
- 10:07 a.m. Turner, Oregon.
- 10:10 a.m. Monmouth, Oregon.
- 10:35 a.m. Neskowin, Oregon.
- 10:40 a.m. Rockaway Beach, Oregon.
- 10:50 a.m. Clatskanie, Oregon.
- 11:00 a.m. Camas, Wa.
- 11:06 a.m. Ridgefield, Washington.
All passes will be approximately 1,000 feet above ground and at a speed of approximately 400 mph. Flights may be canceled or schedules changed due to adverse weather or operational contingencies.
These flights also serve as valuable flight planning and training for Oregon Air National Guard pilots serving Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.
Source: Oregon Military Department