By WECT Staff | May 6, 2020 at 1:09 PM EDT – Updated May 7 at 6:04 AM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard, will be conducting a C-17 flyover across the state Thursday, May 7.
Among the scheduled flyover sites is New Hanover Medical Regional Medical Center. The C-17 is expected to soar over the hospital at approximately 12:48 p.m.
“We are happy to announce our participation in Operation American Resolve,” the North Carolina Air National Guard said in a Facebook post. “This Air Force Salute is to demonstrate the Department of the Air Force’s continued readiness during the national COVID-19 response, while saluting the American Heroes at the forefront in our fight against COVID-19. These flyovers will incur no additional cost to the taxpayers and are being conducted as part of regularly scheduled training.”
Here is the scheduled flight path for Thursday’s flyover. Keep in mind that the times are tentative.
Asheville area – 10:50 a.m.
Black Mountain Neuro-Medical Treatment Center
J.F.K. Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center
Frye Regional Medical Hospital
Iredell Memorial Hospital
Wake Forest Baptist Hospital
Second Harvest Food Bank of NW NC
Greensboro/Burlington – 11:30
High Point Regional – 11:25
Moses Cone Memorial Hospital – 11:28
Lab Corp Burlington Corporate Headquarters – 11:32
Central Regional Hospital
Murdoch Developmental Center
R.J. Blackley Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center
NC National Guard JFHQ – 11:54
Wake Med Hospital – 11:57
Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC – 11:58
Duke/Raleigh Hospital – 11:58
Downtown Raleigh Flyover – 12:00
O’berry Neuro-Medical Treatment Center
Longleaf Neuro-Medical Treatment
Walter B. Jones Alcohol & Drug Abuse Treatment Center
Greenville Veteran’s Health Care Center
Caswell Development Center
New Hanover Regional Medical Center
Harris Teeter Distribution Center – 1:21
Novant Health Presbyterian Med Ctr – 1:25
Atrium Health Charlotte – 1:25
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina – 1:27
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