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Blue Angels to fly into town ahead of Thunder Over Louisville

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This will be the first time the Blue Angels have flown in Thunder Over Louisville since 2006. This will be the first time the Blue Angels have flown in Thunder Over Louisville since 2006.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Two members of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Squadron will fly into Derby City Thursday for a pre-Thunder Over Louisville visit, according to the Kentucky Derby Festival.

The Blue Angels will be flying one of their trademark F/A-18 Hornets. The event is not open to the public.

Thunder Over Louisville -- the Kentucky Derby Festival's Opening Ceremony -- is one of more than 70 events produced by KDF in the spring.

This will be the first time the Blue Angels have flown in Thunder Over Louisville since 2006. More information about the Blue Angels can be found by clicking on this link.

Thunder Over Louisville 2014 is set for Saturday, April 12 This is the 25th anniversary of the air show and fireworks display. It will be televised live and exclusively on WAVE 3 News.

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