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US Air Force Thunderbirds explain early Las Vegas flyover

Posted at 6:24 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 09:29:04-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The US Air Force Thunderbirds is explaining the early flyover on Monday.

The explanation was issued at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday night.

The flyover on Monday was scheduled for 12:55 p.m. The Thunderbirds, which are based at Nellis Air Force Base, notified the media of the flyover and informed the public of their plans via social media.

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According to their explanation on Tuesday night, the early flyover was a result of unexpected weather conditions and operational changes.

Multiple people contacted 13 Action News and took to social media to express their disappointment after missing the flyover.

The team says they “sincerely appreciate the continued support from the local community” and look forward to conducting routine flyovers in the 2021 season.