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A group of 300 ParalympicGB athletes and support staff flew home on the same gold-nosed aircraft - dubbed 'victoRIOus' - that brought Team GB home last month.
As the athletes disembarked a number of medallists, including Sarah Storey, Will Bayley, Lee Pearson and Hannah Cockroft, proudly posed for a photo with their medals.
ParalympicsGB athletes have been sharing photos of their flight home while enjoying VIP treatment.
The ParalympicsGB team have begun disembarking from the airplane at Heathrow Airport to be greeted by a heroes' welcome from flag-waving fans.
Fans of all ages have gathered to welcome the success-laden British team home from Rio 2016.
Paralympian Stephen Miller is back in the UK with his bronze club throw medal.
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Laurence Whiteley has said his hero's welcome made it all worthwhile as he touched down back in the region with his gold medal.
Josef Craig landed at Newcastle airport this afternoon and was welcomed back to the North East with spontaneous applause.