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Relax, Those Fighter Jets Over Downtown Were Just Prepping For A July 4th Flyover

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Take a deep breath, war isn't breaking out in Los Angeles (yet). It turns out that the two fighter jets that mysteriously flew over downtown on Thursday afternoon were merely doing a practice run for July 4th, according to a tweet from the L.A. Times:

"They were California National guard jets and they were practicing for a July 4th flyover," California National Guard public affairs supervisor Lauren Hall confirmed to LAist.

In case you missed it, the fighter jets flew over downtown at about 2:30 p.m., leaving many Angelenos scared and confused:

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According to the OC Breeze, two California Air National Guard F-15C fighter aircrafts will do a flyover at Dodger Stadium on July 4 during pre-game ceremonies for the Dodgers—Arizona Diamondbacks game.