The Missouri Air National Guard’s 131st Bomb Wing will conduct B-2 flyovers of six Missouri communities to honor medical and healthcare professionals, essential employees, and volunteers in the fight against COVID-19 today. The bombers will depart from Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster. The flyover will include a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber assigned to the 509th/131st Bomb Wings, which will pass over Camdenton, Cape Girardeau, St. Louis, Columbia, Jefferson City, and Springfield. During the flyovers, all residents are encouraged to follow strict social distancing guidelines and refrain from gathering in large viewing groups.

The Tentative Schedule is subject to change but the bomber should first fly over the Camdenton area around 4:14 this afternoon then
4:50 p.m. – Cape Girardeau
5:12 p.m. – St. Louis
5:43 p.m. – Columbia
6 p.m. – Jefferson City
6:22 p.m. – Springfield.

The flyovers are part of an Air Force-wide effort to honor first responders as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic.