D-Day 75: Spitfire and helicopters spotted at Southsea Common

A SPITFIRE is currently on Southsea Common ahead of the D-Day 75 ceremony.

Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 10:12 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 10:17 am
Spitfire on Southsea Common

Portsmouth will host a ceremony to commemorate the Normandy Landings later this morning. 

It is set to be attended by hundreds of D-Day veterans as well as the Queen, Prince Charles and major world leaders. 

Pictures from scene show Spitfire on the common as well as chinook helicopters flying over the area. 

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Due to the high profile of the VIPs attending the event in Southsea, security fencing has been put up around the common and a solid steel fence surrounds the ceremony site. 

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Chinook helicopter over Southsea Common