Sunday, September 11, 2011

Reykjavik airport 70 years old , celebration in Iceland airshow ,video and photos

Reykjavik airport  celebrated its 70th birthday yesterday.
There was a big  big airshow and also  the history of the airport.
Honorary guests where six British Royal Airforce pilots who where stationed here when the airport opened in 1941 during the second world war .
One of them ,mr. Hugh Eccles made the first landing in a two engine Hudson bomber.
Mr. Eccles was in the No. 269 SQUADRON R.A.F.
You can see them in the first part of the video , being talked to by a local tv station.








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