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Sept. 11 Commemorative Flyovers Featured F-16s

Minnesota Air National Guard Unit Part of 9/11 History

 

October 1, 2021

Jeremy D. Dando

Four 148th Fighter Wing F-16s complete their Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs 9/11 morning flyover of the state capitol in St. Paul on Sept. 11, 2021.

Three large Minnesota events commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with flyovers featuring F-16 fighter aircraft.

Planes from the Minnesota Air National Guard's 148th Fighter Wing made aerial appearances over St. Paul, Duluth, and Minneapolis on Saturday, Sept. 11.

Four F-16s completed a Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs 9/11 morning flyover of the state capitol, said Lt. Col. (Ret.) Audra Flanagan, who served as a second lieutenant with the Wing 20 years ago.

Later on Saturday, another four F-16s took to the skies from the Wing's Duluth base and...



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