World War Two Veteran Flies Spitfire Again At 92 Years Old

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joy World War Two Veteran Flies Spitfire Again At 92 Years Old

Joy Lofthouse is 92 years old and hadn’t flown a Spitfire plane since World War Two, when she was in the Air Transport Auxiliary – that is until she rolled back the years and flew for the first time in 70 years.

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Joy took to the skies in a flawless flight and was even interviewed by the BBC about her exploits.

joy1 World War Two Veteran Flies Spitfire Again At 92 Years Old

When asked about the plane, she claimed:

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It was the iconic plane. The spitfire lasted much longer because it’s such a wonderful aeroplane.

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The nearest thing to having wings of your own and flying.

Now we have to agree, the plane is undoubtedly iconic, but Joy is a pretty iconic lady herself.


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BBC radio 5 live
  1. BBC radio 5 live


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