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Photo Story: Blue Angels and Thunderbirds salute those on the frontline against COVID-19

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A series of photos of a flyover is conducted by US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds, near the US Capitol and National Mall in Washington, DC, USA, 02 May 2020.

US President Donald J. Trump ordered US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds to conduct flyovers ‘to salute frontline COVID-19 responders’, according to a US Navy statement. The flyovers are being performed in Baltimore, Washington, DC, and Atlanta, 02 May.

A similar fly-over was held last week  lower Manhattan to honor health care workers, first responders and other essential employees on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York.

US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds flyover in Washington, DC
A flyover is conducted by US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds over Washington, DC, USA. EPA-EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

 

US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds flyover in Washington, DC

US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds flyover in Washington, DC

 

US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds flyover in Washington, DCVia EPA-EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

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