World War 2 airmen honoured in Newark

Members of the RAF, family and dignitaries will pay their respects

Airmen who were killed during the second world war are being honoured near Newark today.

The Bleasby Aircrew Memorial comemorates the lives of around forty men, who died near the village.

It's seventy five years today since two Lancaster bombers collided and the fourteen crew members onboard died.

Members of the RAF, local dignitaries and relatives of the men will be there paying their respects.

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