D-Day anniversary: Lancaster bomber flies over France

A Lancaster bomber, which was used the Second World War by the RAF, has flown over Normandy, France, as part of the D-Day landings 70th anniversary commemorations.

A Lancaster bomber flies over Normandy, France, as part of the D-Day commemorations. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith
A Dakota prepares for a parachute jump this afternoon in France. Credit: ITV News/Nicky Russell-Smith

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D-Day veterans honoured 70 years after Normandy landings

Heroes of the liberation of Europe were joined by world leaders as tens of thousands of people remembered the courage and sacrifices of servicemen on the 70th anniversary of D-Day.