WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News was at Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield on Tuesday morning, as F-15 jets from the 104th Fighter Wing departed for a training mission in Malaysia.
About 100 personnel from the base will participate in the training exercise with the Royal Malaysian Air Force. Airmen began deploying for Malaysia over the weekend, but none of the base’s fighter jets had left prior to Tuesday.
Play the video to watch the pilots get ready, and then take off.