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Lancaster Bomber’s low-flying visit at Allied Forces Memorial Day
8:26am Monday 10th September 2012 in News
A Lancaster Bomber from the Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight makes a low pass for the crowds at the Allied Forces Memorial Day at the Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington
Crowds gathered yesterday to see a military procession at the annual Allied Forces Memorial Day.
A service was then held in the hangar at the museum to commemorate armed forces of the past, present and future and to mark the 70th anniversary of RAF Elvington.
Ian Richardson, of the Yorkshire Air Museum, said crowds had enjoyed the firing up of some the vintage aircraft’s engines before the parade, which included the standards of the RAF Association and the Royal Observer Corps Association.
He said: “We had a flypast from a Lancaster Bomber from the Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight which came spectacularly low. It had special permission to fly at 100ft, which thrilled the crowds.
“It’s been a really terrific day.”