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Historic warplanes visit county airport


David Martin

B-17 bomber Sentimental Journey touches down at the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport Monday morning.

Residents of Green River and Rock Springs were treated to an unusual sight in the skies Monday morning.

Two World War II warbirds flew through the skies on their approach to the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport, the sun reflecting off the polished metal fuselages and their engines announcing their visit long before they could be seen. When they landed at the airport, a small group of people had already gathered to get a closer look at the flying museum pieces.

The planes, the B-17 bomber Sentimental Journey and the B-25J bomber Maid in the Shade will be at the airport until July 12 as p...

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