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P-47's Return to Evansville Postponed Due to Weather

The Evansville P-47 Foundation said Thursday that the World War II fighter plane wouldn't be returning back to the River City on Thursday as originally scheduled.

Posted: Oct 15, 2020 10:48 AM
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 10:53 AM

The Evansville P-47 Foundation said Thursday that the P-47 Thunderbolt wouldn't be returning to Evansville on Thursday as originally scheduled.

"The flight team, the pilot, and the P-47 Foundation have decided to postpone the arrival of the Tarheel Hal because of the weather," the Evansville P-47 Foundation said on Thursday.

The foundation says that as of now, the plan is for the P-47 to arrive in Evansville on Friday, following its original flight path.

The Evansville P-47 Foundation said that the main concern was the safety of both the pilot and the aircraft.



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