C-130 performs special flyover for north Georgia to honor frontline workers

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — North Georgia got another flyover – this time from a C-130 Hercules aircraft from Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Cobb County.

The C-130 flew over eight hospitals to salute and celebrate health care workers, first responders and essential workers for all they are doing to keep us safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

The “America Strong Flyover” began in Marietta and traveled over Kennesaw, Canton, Jasper, Dalton, Rome, Cartersville and Hiram.

People were encouraged to watch the flyover from the safety of their own homes and maintain all social distancing guidelines.

Here’s the full schedule for the flyover:

6:00 p.m.: Depart Dobbins Air Reserve Base

6:00 - 6:03 p.m.: Kennestone, Kennesaw

6:05 - 6:08 p.m.: Northside Cherokee, Canton

6:09 - 6:12 p.m.: Piedmont Mountainside, Jasper

6:19 - 6:22 p.m.: Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton

6:26 - 6:29 p.m.: Redmond Regional Medical Center, Rome

6:27 - 6:30 p.m.: Floyd Medical Center, Rome

6:34 - 6:37 p.m.: Cartersville Medical Center, Cartersville

6:38 - 6:41 p.m.: Wellstar Paulding, Hiram

This is the second flyover this month. The Navy Blue Angels and Air Force Thunderbirds flew over Atlanta on May 2.