U.S. Air Forces in Europe hosts D-Day 79 media flight

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In remembrance of the 79th Anniversary of Operation Overlord, the 86th Airlift Wing will be conducting D-Day commemoration flights with multiple C-130J Super Hercules from June 1-6, 2023.

U.S. Air Forces in Europe will conduct media flights at Cherbourg-Maupertus airport, Normandy, Thursday, June 1 to Saturday, 3 June 2023. Interested media members will have the opportunity to fly onboard a C-130J Super Hercules during D-Day commemoration events.

Media interested in participating in any event can contact USAFE-AFAFRICA Public Affairs at +49 06371-47-6558 or email usafepao.pao@us.af.mil no later than May 24, 2023. Please include your full name, media affiliation, nationality, and passport number.

This is a first come, first serve opportunity as space on the C-130J is limited. The U.S. Air Force will not provide transportation to or from the Cherbourg-Maupertus Airport.