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Leaders of the U.S. Air Force Reserve’s 94th Airlift Wing said Tuesday they plan to fly its C-130H3 Hercules aircraft over North Georgia hospitals Thursday afternoon, beginning at 6 p.m. to salute health care workers, first responders and essential workers for their efforts during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

North Georgia residents will be able to see the flyover from the safety of their homes and should maintain all social distancing guidelines, Dobbins officials said.

The C-130 flyover will begin in Marietta, before going to Kennesaw, Canton, Jasper, Dalton, Rome, Cartersville, and Hiram.

Here is the approximate schedule for the C-130 flyover:

6 p.m.: Depart Dobbins Air Reserve Base

6 — 6:03 p.m.: Kennestone, Marietta

6:05 — 6:08 p.m.: Northside Hospital 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

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