FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A World War II hero was treated to a fantasy flight.
Navy Air Veteran Charles Willard on Thursday was honored in Fort Lauderdale with a biplane flight — the same aircraft used to train aviators during the war.
Willard said it was a moment to remember.
“Well, we flew out over the ocean, up to Pompano and back,” he said. “I was just sort of looking for places that I might have been along the way and, great.”
Dream Flights, the nonprofit that organized the flight, honors veterans with free plane rides.
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