Baxter Springs, Kan. native does a fly-over in C-17

“No cause for concern,” authorities state. We are live! in Baxter Springs, Kan.
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BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — Watch out! It’s going to be low and big! We are told while standing outside Bricks and Brews, 1531 Military Ave, in Baxter Springs at 12:40 p.m. Friday.

Around 12:40 this afternoon, a former Baxter Springs graduate and United States Air Force Pilot is expected to do a low flyover of Baxter Springs in a C-17 . Please take the opportunity to step out and wave showing support to our men and women who serve and defend our freedom.” — Chief Brian Henderson, Baxter Springs Police

A C-17 flying about 1,600 feet made two sweeps across Baxter Springs from south to the north.

WHAT IS A C-17? The McDonnell Douglas/Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft that was developed for the United States Air Force (USAF) from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas. The C-17 carries forward the name of two previous piston-engined military cargo aircraft, the Douglas C-74 Globemaster and the Douglas C-124 Globemaster II.


Screenshot of post Friday morning from Cherokee County Sheriff David Groves.

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