Oscar Smith, 95, rode to the airport Monday, just outside Sanford, from Burlington with his daughter, granddaughter and nephew for a chance to fly in a Fortress again. Smith, who trained pilots in World War II, talked to the media about his experiences.
Oscar Smith, 95, rode to the airport Monday, just outside Sanford, from Burlington with his daughter, granddaughter and nephew for a chance to fly in a Fortress again. Smith, who trained pilots in World War II, talked to the media about his experiences. cseward@newsobserver.com
Oscar Smith, 95, rode to the airport Monday, just outside Sanford, from Burlington with his daughter, granddaughter and nephew for a chance to fly in a Fortress again. Smith, who trained pilots in World War II, talked to the media about his experiences. cseward@newsobserver.com

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