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Thousands expected for Spitfire flypast
8:35am Saturday 5th March 2011 in Campaign News
ONE of the world’s most iconic fighter planes will be tipping its wings to the county that created it today.
Thousands will gather to salute the Spitfire as it soars across Southampton skies as part of the celebrations to mark the aircraft’s 75th anniversary.
Crowds are expected to flock to Mayflower Park to witness the commemorative flypast.
The world’s only female Spitfire pilot Carolyn Grace is due to take off from Southampton International Airport at 11.30am.
• Don't forget there is a voucher in today's Daily Echo for a free commemorative poster of the the flypast. Don't miss your copy.