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PRESS RELEASE: Minot AFB to conduct Monday Night Football flyover

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  • By 5th Bomb Wing Public Affairs

The 69th Bomb Squadron, based at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., will conduct a pre-game B-52 flyover prior to the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings football game, tonight.  


The game is being played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. 


The B-52H Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber. The U.S. Air Force has operated the aircraft since the 1950’s. 


Minot AFB is the only dual-wing nuclear capable base in the Air Force and hosts two legs of the Strategic Triad.


For further information, contact 5th Bomb Wing Public Affairsor call (701)-723-6212.