Statue in memory of pioneering aviator

Statue in memory of aviator Samuel Cody Credit: ITV News Meridian

A statue has been unveiled in memory of aviator Samuel Cody who was killed in a flying accident 100 years ago today. The statue in Farnborough is close to where he achieved the first powered flight in the country.

Local MP Gerald Howarth, Aldershot Con, at the ceremony Credit: ITV News Meridian

Local MP Gerald Howarth, Aldershot Con, was at the ceremony. He said "the statue was long overdue and it was a historic day."

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Tribute to aviator Samuel Cody

A memorial to aviator Samuel Cody has been unveiled in Farnborough.