The Hurricane aircraft is now safely on York Theatre Royal's roof - but it took two hours and a lot of effort.
It's there to mark Armed Forces Day, the 70th anniversary of the French Air Force's arrival in the city, and York's part in the Tour de France.
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The actor, who was best known for his role in The Likely Lads, has died aged 79.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on Queens Drive in Ossett, Wakefield.
Motorists are 50 percent more likely to have a bad accident on our region's motorways and A roads than in the safest parts of the country.