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Petition launched calling for Tony Foulds to receive MBE after Mi Amigo flypast over Sheffield’s Endcliffe Park  

Tony was only a young boy when he witnessed the badly damaged  B-17 Flying Fortress, known as Mi Amigo, crash into Endcliffe Park in 1944, killing all 10 crewmen on board.  

READ MORE: The best places to watch huge military Mi Amigo tribute flypast over Endcliffe Park

A flypast ...

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Mi Amigo 75th anniversary flypast over Sheffield's Endcliffe Park - PHOTO GALLERY

Thousands watched across South Yorkshire and on television as aircraft roared through the skies this morning - with pensioner Tony Foulds who witnessed the 1944 crash and has tended to a memorial to the ten lost crew ever since, taking centre stage. (Photos: PA/SWNS/Chris Etchells).

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Police called to brawl in Sheffield suburb 

Officers were called to Ellesmere Road, Burngreave at around 7:08pm on Friday, February 22, to reports of a fight between three men.

Police are currently at the scene and the area remains cordoned off.

An eyewitness said crime scene investigation and armed police were also at the ...

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Killer taxi driver ‘came through gap in central reservation’ on Sheffield Parkway to cause fatal crash

88-year-old Jean Stringer was on her way home from a day trip to the seaside in Filey with friends Fredrick and Patricia Gregory and Jean Flather, when a taxi driven by Anser Rasib ploughed into the Honda Jazz vehicle carrying the group as they were travelling on Sheffield Parkway. 

Mrs ...

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Mi Amigo 75th anniversary flypast over Sheffield's Endcliffe Park - PHOTO GALLERY

Thousands watched across South Yorkshire and on television as aircraft roared through the skies this morning - with pensioner Tony Foulds who witnessed the 1944 crash and has tended to a memorial to the ten lost crew ever since, taking centre stage. (Photos: PA/SWNS/Chris Etchells).

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Los Angeles woman whose great-uncle died in Mi Amigo crash makes 5,000 mile pilgrimage to Sheffield to thank Tony Foulds and watch memorial flypast over Endcliffe Park

Megan Leo, a student from Los Angeles, was scrolling through Facebook when she spotted a video from celebrity George Takei.

“I saw that the post mentioned a plane called "Mi Amigo" and thought to myself, "Wait. I know that plane." I clicked on the link and read all about how Tony got his ...

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This is the route Mi Amigo memorial flypast over Endcliffe Park is expected to take across Sheffield

The special flypast over Endcliffe Park will mark the 75th anniversary of the crash of the American World War Two bomber Mi Amigo, with the loss of 10 American servicemen.

At 8.45am the 10 aircraft will fly over the park where thousands of people are expected to gather to watch the ...

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The full list of aircraft taking part in Mi Amigo memorial flypast over Endcliffe Park in Sheffield

This is the full list of the aircraft that are scheduled to take part.

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“Amazing and emotional:” How Sheffield reacted to Mi Amigo 75th anniversary flypast 

Thousands gathered in Endcliffe Park and at scores of other vantage points across the city as Sheffield ground to a halt at 8.45am for the emotional flypast.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about the Mi Amigo flypast over Sheffield’s Endcliffe Park

Tony Foulds, who witnessed ...

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Live coverage of Mi Amigo memorial flypast over Endcliffe Park in Sheffield

Follow our live blog for updates from the park as British and American aircraft soar over the city in tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Everything you need to know about the Mi Amigo flypast over Sheffield's Endcliffe Park  

All 10 crew on board the badly damaged B-17 Flying Fortress, known as Mi Amigo, were killed when it plummeted from the skies and crashed into Endcliffe Park in 1944. 

READ MORE: The best places to watch huge military Mi Amigo tribute flypast over Endcliffe Park

Now their memory ...

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How the American World War Two bomber Mi Amigo came to crash in Endcliffe Park in Sheffield 75 years ago today

The B-17 Flying Fortress – known as Mi Amigo – plunged into woodland in the park and there were no survivors.

The World War Two aircraft was of the 364th Bomber Squadron and was based at Chelverston on Northamptonshire.

On that fateful day in 1944 the plane and its crew were ...

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Probe continues after huge cordon set up near Sheffield supermarket

Around 10 officers were seen near the Tesco Extra store on Savile Street, Burngreave, at around 7pm on Thursday.

There are unconfirmed reports of a stabbing but South Yorkshire Police is yet to release any details of the incident.

READ MORE: Police cordon in place near Sheffield ...

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The oldest football clubs: How every team ranks in order of when they were founded

Here, we a look at when each of the 92 clubs were founded - ranking them from youngest to oldest. Click and scroll through the page to discover where your club lies:

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This is the route Mi Amigo memorial flypast over Endcliffe Park is expected to take across Sheffield

The special flypast over Endcliffe Park will mark the 75th anniversary of the crash of the American World War Two bomber Mi Amigo, with the loss of 10 American servicemen.

At 8.45am the 10 aircraft will fly over the park where thousands of people are expected to gather to watch the ...

2019-02-21 17:47 open_in_new
The full list of aircraft taking part in Mi Amigo memorial flypast over Endcliffe Park in Sheffield

This is the full list of the aircraft that are scheduled to take part.

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The oldest football clubs: How every team ranks in order of when they were founded

Here, we a look at when each of the 92 clubs were founded - ranking them from youngest to oldest. Click and scroll through the page to discover where your club lies:

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These are the worst areas of Sheffield for anti-social behaviour

The data - published on the website police.uk - gives a street-by-street breakdown for the whole of the city for December 2018. These are the streets which had the most reports of anit-social behaviour in or near to them that month.

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Man fighting for life after crash in Sheffield city centre

The 26-year-old was driving a silver Hyundai i30 which crashed into the central reservation barrier at St Mary’s Gate roundabout at around 12.10am.

CRIME: Man allowed home from hospital after suffering serious head injuries in Sheffield pub attack

He was travelling from Ecclesall ...

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Road closed while paramedics deal with incident in Sheffield

South Yorkshire Police said Birley Moor Road is closed between Occupation Lane and Thornbridge Drive, Frenchville, while the ambulance service deals with an incident.

CRIME: Fugitive Sheffield rapist is a KILLER

POLICE: Questions asked over two month delay in police reporting ...

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These are the worst areas of Sheffield for anti-social behaviour

The data - published on the website police.uk - gives a street-by-street breakdown for the whole of the city for December 2018. These are the streets which had the most reports of anit-social behaviour in or near to them that month.

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