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Surviving WWII bomber pilot awarded highest French military honour

Posted December 08, 2015 14:39:29 Photo: Godfrey Flack, a former WWII Lancaster bomber pilot, flew 40 bombing missions over Germany in the early 1940s. (ABC News: Peta Carlyon) Map: Hobart 7000 A 94-year-old Tasmanian war veteran has been presented France’s highest military award, the Legion of Honour, in an emotional ceremony in Hobart. Godfrey Flack…


Physique of Russian pilot killed in Syria to be returned: Turkish PM

Updated November 29, 2015 23:12:49 The body of a Russian pilot killed when his plane was shot down by Turkey last week will be handed over to a Russian representative soon after becoming retrieved from Syria, Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu says. “The pilot who lost his life for the duration of the air violation…