- Other Event
- Starts: 03/06/2019 10:00 pm
- Ends: 10/06/2019 5:00 pm
For the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the D-Day Memorial Airborne Operation will organise an international and large-scale edition of the event.
Day 1: Relocation of all parachute participants from the headquarters in Normandy to Portland and Castletown D-Day Center.
Day 2: Exhibition and commemoration ceremony in cooperation with the Heritage Center Upottery Airfield.
Day 3: Formation flight with all airplanes and paratroopers over the channel into the American drop zone “Maudite”. This will be followed by a mass drop of all the paratroopers attending the event.
Day 4: No program.
Day 5: Formation flight with all aircrafts from Maupertus Cherbourg Airport, into the drop zone “Ranville”. Followed by a mass drop of all paratroopers.
Day 6: Formation flight over the drop zone “Ecausseville” at the Zeppelin hangar.
Day 7: Formation flight with all aircrafts from Maupertus Cherbourg Airport, into the drop zone ”La Fiere”. Once again, this will be followed by a mass drop of all paratroopers.
Day 8: End of the event.
Event’s facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/75th-D-Day-Memorial-Airborne-Operation-1687719897990161/