Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Man takes off on £43,000 bomber flight

A BUSINESSMAN from Harpsden Bottom has begun his flight from Canada to England in a Lancaster bomber.

Matthew Munson, 34, took off from the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Ontario on Tuesday.

He paid £43,000 to fly in the Avro Lancaster Mk X, one of only two remaining airworthy Lancasters in the world.

It is the last time that the aircraft, nicknamed Vera, will make the journey over the Atlantic.

The museum, which owns the plane, auctioned the opportunity on eBay.

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