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HISTORIC BOMBER PAYS RARE VISIT

lancasterbombercowes_005A historic World War II Lancaster Bomber made a rare appearance over the skies of Cowes today (Monday) when it made three fly-pasts over the seaside town.

Hundreds turned out to watch the four great Rolls-Royce Merlin engines roar above the Solent shortly after 14:30.

lancasterbombercowes_004The extra special visit was part of the Maritime Festival being held in Southampton and Cowes this bank holiday weekend.

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Crowds packed both Cowes and East Cowes esplanades in the glorious sunshine.

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