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Cornwall celebrating 80 years of flights between Land's End and Scillies

Photo: ITV West Country

Celebrations took place in Cornwall today to honour 80 years of flights from Land's End to the Isles of Scilly.

There was a special fly past over the area, as a classic 1940s Dragon Rapide took to the skies.

IOS Travel which operates the service organised the event.

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Some people who attended the event shared their excitement on social media.

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The first flight from Land’s End Airport to Scilly left on September 15th, 1937.

IOS Travel has released a video to celebrate the milestone.

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The highlight of the celebrations was the fly over by the classic Rapide.

Credit: ITV West Country