Vet, vintage aircraft and the end of World War II

August 14, 2019 by KOIN

AURORA, Ore. (KOIN) — Hundreds of veterans and their family members flew in vintage aircraft on Wednesday to celebrate the end of World War 2.

The Vital Life Foundation hosted an all-American summer picnic and flights for veterans at the airport in Aurora. Organizers said it’s a wonderful way to honor those who served.

“We are flying veterans in a beautiful warbird, we’ve got a helicopter going, we’ve got a vintage Boeing Steerman, we have motorcycle rides,” said Ann Adrian, the executive director of the Vital Life Foundation. “It’s like a field day for seniors.”

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