La. Guard performs flyovers across Lake Charles area

Black Hawk flyover across SWLA

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Louisiana Army National Guard’s State Aviation Command performed flyovers across the state on Wednesday to honor first responders and healthcare professionals who have been working on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic.

Two sets of four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters flew across select hospitals in Slidell, Hammond, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Alexandria, Shreveport and the Monroe area.

The helicopters were divided in the North and South side of the state and flew over each region, passing by the Lake Charles area over St. Patrick’s Hospital and Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon.

The Lake Charles area was the last area on the list for the South route.

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