Air refueling flight passes over Natchez-Vidalia bridge as part of U.S. Air Force Centennial Celebration

Published 11:40 am Tuesday, June 27, 2023

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Honoring 100 years of air refueling excellence for the U.S. Air Force, planes from Key Field Air National Guard Base in Meridian, Mississippi, participated in flyovers across landmarks in a three-state area, including along the Mississippi River Bridge in Natchez.

The flyover started at Key Field Air National Guard Base and featured a KC-135R, and other fighters and cargo aircraft from a three-state area. The flight route was visible from landmarks in Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana.

Other landmarks visited in the three-state area included the Vicksburg Military Park, the Mississippi State Capitol, Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, Arkansas, the USS Kidd in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the Superdome in New Orleans.

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