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World's last remaining Swordfish plane to drop poppies on Armistice Day

World's last remaining Swordfish plane to drop poppies on Armistice Day Credit: PA/Patrick Pleu

Armistice Day will be celebrated at events across the South West today.

At Yeovilton in Somerset, the world's last remaining Swordfish aeroplane will drop thousands of poppies over the Remembrance service at St Bartholomew's Fleet Air Arm Memorial Church.

World's last remaining Swordfish plane to drop poppies on Armistice Day Credit: ITV News

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Thousands enjoy Yeovilton International Air Day

More than 35,000 visitors flocked to Yeovilton International Air Day at the Royal Naval Air Station in Somerset today to see aviation stars of the past and present.

Among those taking to the skies were the military aerobatic teams, the RAF Red Arrows and the Vulcan bomber.

Aviation fans had a chance to see the Royal Navy and Army's latest aircraft - the Yeovil built Wildcat - plus the RAF Chinook and Sea King helicopters.

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight attended with the Royal Navy Historic Flight.

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