United Kingdom,
24
August
2018
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16:26
Europe/Amsterdam

Second World War veteran takes to the skies almost 75 years after leaving the RAF

Bernard Rye took to the skies again almost 75 years after he last piloted an aircraft during the war, thanks to colleagues at his Bupa care home.

The 96 year old RAF veteran was nominated for the flying experience by Zoe McCarthy, Activities Lead at the Bupa care home, as part of the #nevertoolate campaign. Run across Bupa care homes, the campaign’s designed to help residents live life to the full while ticking off their bucket lists.

Read the full story here.

See Bernard’s experience reported in the Mirror, Daily Express and Metro.