Update: The New York Air National Guard extended the flight path for Friday’s flyover on Long Island.
The 106th Rescue Wing will now fly from noon to 2 p.m. and will visit the following locations
1. Stony Brook Southhampton
2. East Hampton Health Care
3. Stony Brook Eastern Long Island
4. Peconic Bay Medical Center
5. St. Charles Hospital
6. John T Mather Memorial Hospital
7. Stony Brook Medical Center
8. St. Catherine of Siena Medical
9. North Port VA Medical Center
10. Huntington Hospital
11. Syosset Hospital
12. Plainview Hospital
13. St. Joseph Hospital
14. Nassau University Medical
15. Glen Cove Hospital
16. St. Francis Hospital
17. North Shore University Hospital
18. NYU Winthrop Hospital
19. Mercy Medical Center
20. Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital
21. Jones Beach
22. South Oaks Hospital
23. Good Samaritan Hospital
24. Southside Hospital
25. Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
26. Long Island Community Hospital
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The 106th Rescue Wing, a fleet in the New York Air National Guard, will take flight over Long Island on Friday to salute hospital and other frontline workers.
The unit, which is stationed atFrancis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base in Westhampton Beach, will begin its flight demonstration around 12:15 p.m. near Riverhead and end at Jones Beach about 1 p.m., according to a Facebook post by 106th Rescue Wing.
Between those two points, the fleet will fly over Rocky Point, East Setauket, Stony Brook, Holstville, Blue Point, Sayville, Bay Shore and Massapequa.
The aircrafts consist of an HC-130J Combat King II search and rescue airplane and two HH-60G Pave Hawk search and rescue helicopters.
This event is subject to change due to weather or other conditions. Check back at GreaterBayShore for updates.
Top: Helicopter from the 106th Rescue Wing (credit: Facebook)