Special event offering free flights to WWII veterans in historic WWII aircraft

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As a salute to Kansas City veterans, the National Airline History Museum is offering free flights to World War II veterans on a C-47 that flew during the war.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, a C-47 that actually flew during the D-Day invasion will be at the museum.  Special guest Gerald Parker will also be there.  Parker was a pilot who flew this aircraft during the war in North Africa.

The Museum is encouraging WWII veterans to come out for a free ride over Kansas City.

The National Airline History Museum is at the Charles Wheeler Downtown Airport, located at 201 NW Lou Holland Drive.

To register a veteran for a free flight, visit http://tinyurl.com/kzrd4wz

To learn more about the Kansas City's Salute to Veterans event, visit https://www.facebook.com/KCVeteransSalute

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