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Snowbirds scrap Saturday flyover in southern Ontario due to… snow!

Snowbirds scrap Saturday flyover in southern Ontario due to… snow!”

The Snowbirds will try to target hospital areas and residential neighbourhoods so that as many people as possible are able to view them.

The Snowbirds have been doing a cross-country salute to Canadians helping fight the spread of COVID-19 since last weekend, starting in Nova Scotia.

The mission dubbed, Operation INSPIRATION will see the team's signature nine-jet formation, with trailing white smoke, flying over cities across the country.

"We want Canadians to know we're in this with you", said Lieutenant-Colonel Mike French, Commanding Officer of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, in a press release.

City hall released this flight plan for the Snowbirds’ Operation Inspiration on Thursday
City hall released this flight plan for the Snowbirds’ Operation Inspiration on Thursday

The Snowbirds are scheduled to take off from Toronto at 12:45 p.m., flying over Burlington, Hamilton, Niagara, Brantford, and Woodstock before landing in London at 1:45 p.m.

The Snowbirds will takeoff from Ottawa at around 10:30 a.m. and will flyover Perth, Smith Falls, Gananoque, Brockville, Kingston, Greater Napanee, Quinte West and land in Trenton around 11:30 a.m.

The Snowbirds are encouraging physical distancing when enjoying the event.

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