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Sunderland airshow: Lance Robson flies in a Catalina

26 July 2013 Last updated at 21:33 BST

A World War II veteran has "flown back in time" ahead of this weekend's Sunderland International Airshow.

Lance Robson, 96, went up in a Catalina flying boat for the first time since 1945.

Andrew Hartley reports.