D-Day anniversary: Take a look inside the Spitfire on show in Portsmouth

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

Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 11:21 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 12:27 pm
Spitfire on Southsea Common. Take a look inside

You can take a look inside the cockpit and see what the pilots would have seen in our pictures included in this article. 

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. 

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Spitfire on Southsea Common. Take a look inside

Pictures from the 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. 

You can follow all the updates from throughout the day here in our live blog.

Spitfire on Southsea Common. Take a look inside
Spitfire on Southsea Common. Take a look inside