Monday, March 30, 2015

Thousands turn out for airshow

BILOXI, Miss. -- About 155,000 people attended the air show at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., over the weekend. The show featured, among other aerial demonstrations, the Air Force Thunderbirds precision flying team. About 96,000 people attended Saturday and 59,000 were on hand Sunday for the show at the base in Biloxi. About 140,000 people turned out in 2009 to see the Thunderbirds, and 160,000 came to watch the Navy's Blue Angels in 2011. (Source: Sun Herald 03/30/15)