Uk news Thank U NHS Spitfire soars over south east in hospital flypast tribute London news

MetiNews.Com - A Spitfire fighter plane emblazoned with the names of thousands of key workers soared above hospitals in the south east today in a flypast tribute to the NHS. The blue reconnaissance aircraft, with “Thank U NHS” painted on the underside, took off from Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire at about 11am before flying south and making its first pass over Southend Hospital. Other

Uk news Thank U NHS Spitfire soars over south east in hospital flypast tribute London news

MetiNews.Com - A Spitfire fighter plane emblazoned with the names of thousands of key workers soared above hospitals in the south east today in a flypast tribute to the NHS. The blue reconnaissance aircraft, with “Thank U NHS” painted on the underside, took off from Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire at about 11am before flying south and making its first pass over Southend Hospital. Other

Uk news  Thank U NHS Spitfire soars over south east in hospital flypast tribute London news
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Breaking News ! ES News email The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday - Friday plus breaking news updates Enter your email address Continue Please enter an email address Email address is invalid Fill out this field Email address is invalid You already have an account. Please log in. Register with your social account or click here to log in I would like to receive lunchtime headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts, by email Update newsletter preferences A Spitfire fighter plane emblazoned with the names of thousands of key workers soared above hospitals in the south east today in a flypast tribute to the NHS. The blue reconnaissance aircraft, with “Thank U NHS” painted on the underside, took off from Duxford Airfield in Cambridgeshire at about 11am before flying south and making its first pass over Southend Hospital. Other flypasts along the route included hospital in Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire. The gesture marks the latest effort by the Aircraft Restoration Company to thank Britain's key workers for their efforts during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more Spitfire set for NHS flypast tribute amid fears of virus surge- LIVE The firm, which is based on Duxford Airfield, had previously flown the aircraft every Thursday during lockdown to support the clap for our carers campaign. A second flight was scheduled to take pace later on Saturday, with the plane set to pass over hospitals in Hampshire and Berkshire.

... what a sight!!!" Following the NHS’s 72nd birthday on July 5, members of the public were asked to nominate the names of people who offered essential help during the pandemic to be written on the plane. Read more NHS Spitfire flypast: Date, route and where to watch The owners of the Aircraft Restoration Company said: "From a supportive family member to a kind neighbour, local community hero to frontline worker, you can say thank you for their support through the Covid-19 pandemic by nominating their name to be written upon the NHS Spitfire." People were asked asked to make a minimum donation of £10, to see their chosen name hand written on the a blue PL983 aircraft before it takes flight. The money will go to NHS Charities Together.

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Uk news Thank U NHS Spitfire soars over south east in hospital flypast tribute London news


Uk news Thank U NHS Spitfire soars over south east in hospital flypast tribute London news


Uk news Thank U NHS Spitfire soars over south east in hospital flypast tribute London news


Uk news Thank U NHS Spitfire soars over south east in hospital flypast tribute London news

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