Italy’s famous Frecce Tricolori conducted a colorful flyover of Milan on May 25, kicking off an extended tour of the country that will feature aerial performances in support of domestic response to coronavirus.
According to the Italian Air Force, the squadron performed similar routines over several other northern areas on May 25. The flight crews were scheduled to perform flyovers in the following days over Genoa, Perugia, Palermo, Nables and Venice, with a final flyover in Rome on June 2.
Italy was one of the countries hardest hit by coronavirus, but began emerging from a strict nationwide lockdown in May. As of May 25, Italy had recorded over 229,000 confirmed cases of the virus, and at least 32,785 deaths had been tied to COVID-19. Credit: @virginjulia via Storyful