Sept. 11 Commemorative Flyovers Featured F-16s
Minnesota Air National Guard Unit Part of 9/11 History
October 1, 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...