REMINDER: 6th Annual Wings & Wheels, Featuring Surviving "Doolittle Raider," Today at Sussex County Airport

Oct 05, 2013 -- 7:57am

Car and military plane enthusiasts will be getting their fill today at the Sussex County Airport.

The Sixth Annual Wings & Wheels Fall Festival will be today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the airport. The highlight this year will be 98-year-old retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Dick Cole, who is one of only four surviving members of “Doolittle’s Raiders.” Doolittle’s Raiders carried out a daring bombing mission on Tokyo in 1942, just four months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

As part of the festival, there will also be a classic car show, and World War II-era planes will be on display. For $425 each, visitors will also be able to take a flight in a B-25 Mitchell Bomber, which flew missions in the South Pacific, North Africa and Europe during World War II. Rides will also be available in helicopters and World War II training planes.

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