May 8, 2020 2.05 pm This story is over 48 months old

Lincoln brightened up by Red Arrows VE Day flypast

Marking VE day with red, white and blue

By Local Democracy Reporter

To mark the 75th Victory in Europe Day, the Red Arrows are on tour across the country and Lincoln was the first to get a fly-past.

People across the county have spotted the famous reds doing the flyover, capturing some truly amazing photos in the process.

Reds in the classic arrow formation. Photo: Anne Cottingham

The Royal Air Force are flying the Red Arrows over to London to commemorate and remember those who sacrificed their lives during World War Two.

Flying over Lincoln Cathedral this morning. Photo: Margaret Carr

The now iconic arrow formation has been impeccably observed by the Reds as they head towards London.

Next stop the capital! Photo: Steve Jollands

With planes flying over people’s houses, the reds weren’t the only thing in the air, being joined by a feeling of excitement and pride too.

A truly amazing display. Photo: Luke Hill

The planes are leaving trails of red, white and blue to honour the Union Jack and remember the fallen heroes of the war.

Demonstrating the British colours with pride. Photo: Vicky Noble

In celebration of VE Day, have a look at how people across Lincolnshire are celebrating on our live feed here.