Jake Newby
 
| Pensacola News Journal

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels announced that the team will conduct a flyover throughout Pensacola on Friday to pay tribute to the resiliency of the community in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally. 

The flyover is scheduled for at 8 a.m. Friday. 

“I am very appreciative of the Blue Angels for this incredible show of support for the people of Pensacola as we begin the long recovery from Hurricane Sally,” Pensacola Mayor Grover Robinson said in a press release Thursday announcing the news. “This storm has impacted so many people in our community during a time when many of us were already facing challenging times, but I know we will recover. Pensacola is a strong, resilient community, and we will be even stronger once we get through this together.”

The Blue Angels will fly over these areas: 

  • Pensacola Beach 
  • Perdido Key
  • Community Maritime Park
  • Palafox Street in downtown Pensacola
  • Areas surrounding Pensacola Fire Stations 1, 3 and 4

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The Blues will be visible from many other locations throughout the Pensacola area. 

The city asked that the public continue to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines while observing the event in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Jake Newby can be reached at jnewby@pnj.com or 850-435-8538.

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