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Photos: Wings Across Wyoming flies low over Casper as dozens gather

Two C-130 transport aircraft from the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing fly over the Wyoming Medical Center on Friday, May 15, 2020, in Casper. The Wyoming Air National Guard flew the aircraft over hospitals across Wyoming on Friday as a tribute to healthcare workers. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. – Dozens of people gathered around the Wyoming Medical Center on Friday afternoon to see the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing C-130 transport aircraft fly over the area.

The two large aircraft rumbled across the sky as healthcare workers and citizens watched from the buildings and at Conwell Park.

Wyoming Medical Center employees gather near Second Street to watch the Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing flyover on Friday, May 15, 2020. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

The planes flew over the WMC before heading to the Wyoming Behavioral Institute, Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Center and Summit Medical Center before heading to Douglas and finally Cheyenne.

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The flights started in Wheatland at 9:15 a.m., and flew over most of the state throughout the day. However, the flight over Afton and Jackson was canceled due to weather.