U.S. B-52s scheduled to fly over Southeastern Europe

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Two U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 23rd Bomb Squadron currently operating out of RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, will conduct low approach flyovers over Southeastern Europe scheduled on August 22.

The purpose of each flyover is to demonstrate U.S. commitment and assurance to NATO Allies and partners located in Southeastern Europe. Additionally, this will provide citizens an opportunity to take photos, videos, and enjoy the aircraft flying overhead.

Monday, August 22, the aircraft will fly over the Government Building of Macedonia in Skopje, North Macedonia; Skanderbeg Square Tirana, Albania; down the coast of Montenegro; and Lovrijenac in Dubrovnik, Croatia.

The aircraft are scheduled to arrive at each location during the given approximate time period.

Skopje, North Macedonia    2:35-2:45 p.m.        

Tirana, Albania                     2:50- 3:00 p.m.             

Coast of Montenegro          3:05-3:15 p.m.    

Dubrovnik, Croatia              3:10-3:20 p.m.    

(Times have been updated as of 08/19/22 13:28 CET)

Please note these fly-bys may be cancelled at any time due to weather, or other mission requirements with little to no notice.

Share your images from the flyover to our official Facebook page using the tag @HQUSAFE and the hashtag #B52BUFFon.

A B-52 fact sheet can be found at: https://www.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/104465/b-52h-stratofortress/

For more information, contact U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa Public Affairs at +49 06371-47-6558 or email usafepao.pao@us.af.mil or usafepa.pastaffdutyofficer@us.af.mil.