Watch F-15s and B-52s fly over New Orleans to salute healthcare heroes

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NEW ORLEANS – A pair of B-52 bombers escorted by two F-15 fighter jets flew over New Orleans today to honor the healthcare heroes who are on the front line in the fight against COVID-19.

The planes flew over the city multiple times, starting around 9:30 a.m.

The planes were deployed from the Louisiana National Guard and Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreveport to help boost morale across the state.

Frontline healthcare workers at Ochsner Baptist Hospital gathered to watch the flyover and cheer on the amazing salute.

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