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Cliff is pretty fly for an old guy.

SPRIGHTLY centenarian Cliff Crozier relives his war days by taking to the skies in a vintage biplane.

The retired headteacher climbed into the cockpit of a Tiger Moth - just as he did in 1942 - as part of a ceremonial flypast for the Queen's 90th birthday over the weekend.

Cliff went up as a passenger and took the controls for 15 minutes before landing at Darley Moor Airfield in Derbyshire. Afterwards, a beaming Cliff said: "It brought back more than a few memories - it was very exciting."

Will Flanagan, of flight experience firm Blue Eye Aviation, added: "You'd never believe he's 100."

Cliff, from the Wirral, first flew in a Tiger Moth as an observer with the Second Brigade Searchlight Regiment during the Second World War. He turned 100 last year.

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:May 31, 2016
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