George Cross veteran celebrates 100th birthday

Jim Flint, RAF Wing-Commander during the Second World War. Credit: ITV News Central

One of the only surviving RAF Bomber Command veterans has turned 100-years-old today.

Jim Flint, who lives in Nottingham, was a Wing-Commander during the Second World War, where his bravery led to him being awarded the George Cross.

A Lancaster Bomber will fly over his lunchtime celebration today to mark the occasion.

He flew 56 missions during the Second World War.

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