PRESS RELEASE: Minot AFB to conduct Monday Night Football flyover
By 5th Bomb Wing Public Affairs, MINOT AIR FORCE BASE OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS
/ Published September 11, 2017
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. --
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 Affairs, or call (701)-723-6212.