RAF hero returns to the skies for the final time

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Published on October 10, 2019 - Duration: 01:17s

RAF hero returns to the skies for the final time

An RAF hero returned to the skies for the last time by recreating his first flight in a Tiger Moth biplane - 68 years later.

Antony 'Spike' Hughes, 83, left his care home to fulfil his dream of flying in the iconic Second World War aircraft.

He was able to loop-the-loop and barrel roll through the skies over Bicester Airfield, Oxon., on Wednesday (9/10) to tick off an item on his bucket list.

After touching down, a thrilled Spike, who has Parkinson’s disease, said: β€œWell, that was unexpected.

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