Hoosier heroes take flight to honor and remember the 71st anniversary of D-Day

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FISHERS, Ind. (June 5, 2015) – It has been 71 years since allied forces stormed the beach at Normandy.  Saturday is the anniversary of D-Day, where thousands of American heroes put their lives on the line for our freedom.

Ahead of the historic day, a few of our Hoosier heroes got to take a ride in vintage World War II planes.  The veterans say they used the special flight to reflect on their service in the armed forces, remembering when they helped their brothers in arms storm the shores of Normandy on D-Day.  The veterans are part of the Warbird Expo in Fishers, the largest aviation event in Indy this year. The Warbird Expo pulls in thousands of people, who take the time to honor the heroes who put their lives on the line to fight for American freedom.

The Warbird Expo begins at 9:00 a.m. Saturday June 6th. The event takes place at the Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport in Fishers.  The Expo is free and open to the public.   If you would like to attend, click here for more information.