D-Day flypast in pictures

Eastbourne veterans were among the thousands of people who gathered on Beachy Head to see the D-Day flypast on Wednesday (June 5).

Thursday, 6th June 2019, 12:53 pm
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head.
Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby

More than 25 vintage Second World War planes – including Dakotas and Spitfires – appeared across the skyline shortly after 5pm, a little later than scheduled after taking off from Duxford airfield in Cambridgeshire for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. All photos by Jon Rigby.

D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby
D-Day 75th Anniversary flight over Beachy Head. Photo Jon Rigby