Fourth of July flyover: Dept. of Defense plans aerial salute in Boston

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With the coronavirus pandemic lurking within the background, and Boston’s annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular canceled, this yr’s Fourth of July weekend celebrations are seemingly a bust — however should you hold your eyes to the sky, you’re in for a present. 

The Department of Defense is planning an aerial salute to a number of cities that performed roles within the American Revolution, together with Boston. 

Flyovers will start in Boston earlier than heading to New York City, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, in accordance with a Pentagon news release

From Baltimore, officers stated the plane will be a part of different DOD and heritage jets within the Salute to America over the U.S. capital. 

The scheduled hours for every metropolis’s flyover are nonetheless underneath planning, although officers stated they’ll be saying the precise timing quickly.