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Flypast marks 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

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Flypast marks 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Flypast marks 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain

Westminster Abbey has held a memorial service marking 80 years since the Battle of Britain, in the venue's first major event since lockdown.

A flypast took place after the service, with a Hurricane and three Spitfires flying over central London.

Report by Alibhaiz.

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