IAF jets soar across the sky in moving Independence Day flyover

Some of the most moving visuals from the IAF's flyover in honor of Israel's 69th Independence Day ceremony.

May 1, 2017 13:16

IAF flyover Jerusalem

IAF flyover Jerusalem


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Israel's Air Force celebrated the country's 69th Independence in its much-expected annual flyover. The extravagant air display that started at noon drew excited spectators from across the country to Israel's main beaches.

The flyover took place over the coastline and throughout the extent of the country. Onlookers waved flags and called in excitement as military jets and helicopters zigzagged across the skies in an impressive and moving tribute to the Jewish state.

Three of Israel's newest fighter jets, the F-35 Adir planes (that are considered the most advanced airplanes in the world), took part in the flyover for the first time.

Israelis gather to watch the annual Independence Day flyover.
Israel celebrates its 69th Independence Day

IAF jets take to the skies in a flyover marking Israel's Independence Day.

Israelis excitedly look on as the IAF performs its annual flyover.

IAF Independence Day flyover as seen from the Tel Aviv coastline.

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