The 101-year-old woman who flew Spitfires in WW2


Mary Ellis is the last surviving female pilot from World War Two.

The 101-year-old joined the Air Transport Auxiliary after hearing an advertisement for women pilots on BBC radio.

She was responsible for delivering Spitfires and bombers to the front line. She now wants to encourage young women to get involved in flying.



Source : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-42987894

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