Flyover of World War II Planes Cancelled for Friday – NBC4 Washington

25September 2020

Dozens of World War II airplane were set to fly over Washington, D.C., on Friday to commemorate 75 years because the war ended, but the flights were aborted about an hour beforehand due to weather.

The flyovers were expected around the National Mall at 11:30 a.m. The group preparing the event, Arsenal of Democracy Flyover, stated on Facebook they will attempt again Saturday at the exact same time.

“Well, we tried, but we never ever got the weather presence we required for the #ww 2flyover so today's flight is off,”the group published on Facebook. The flights were set to

begin over the Lincoln Memorial, go north to south down the Potomac River then east along Independence Avenue and over the National Mall. Download our free NBC Washington app for iOS or Android to get the most recent local news and weather condition. World War II planes&were set to fly over the National Mall(Arsenal for Democracy)Whenever

the flyover does take place, you can look to the skies to see P-40 Warhawk, P-39 Airacobra,

P-51 Mustang, B-29 Superfortress and more classic airplanes skyrocketing overhead. In two-minute periods, the aircrafts will fly in developments that honor significant fights of World War II, from the Battle of Britain to the last attack on Japan. The last formation will be a missing male homage. You can also watch the flyovers at http://ww2flyover.org.”Stay tuned for announcements in the early morning”on Saturday,”the group said on Facebook.”When we understand, you'll know! Keep your fingers crossed.”Source:

nbcwashington.com

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