F-15 jets took off from Westover early Monday morning

Jets stopped over in Westover in between long flights

F-15s from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho (U.S. Air Force photos/Lt. Col. James Bishop)

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Several Chicopee residents woke up to the sound of air traffic early Monday morning.

TSgt Amelia Leonard of Westover Air Reserve Base told 22News that five F-15 fighter jets left Westover at around 5:00 A.M. Monday. Leonard said that the pilots had stopped at Westover to rest in-between long flights.

Leonard did not disclose where the jets were coming from, or where they were going.

Residents can expect to hear similar jet traffic on Tuesday, as well as later in the week.

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