Air Guard F-16s to fly over Springfield today

F-16 crews from the Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing flew training missions out of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 2013, while their home runway at Toledo Express Airport was repaved. CHRIS STEWART / STAFF FILE PHOTO
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F-16 crews from the Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing flew training missions out of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 2013, while their home runway at Toledo Express Airport was repaved. CHRIS STEWART / STAFF FILE PHOTO

Credit: Chris Stewart

Credit: Chris Stewart

Fighter jets were set to fly over Springfield this morning on a training exercise with a Civil Air Patrol aircraft, officials said.

The F-16 Fighting Falcons, part of the 180th Fighter Wing, will be training through 10 a.m., according to the Ohio Air National Guard.

The jets are assigned to the Toledo Air National Guard Base.