[Updated] Diamond Jubilee flypast over London as seen from a four-engined Second World War heavy bomber

Released by the UK’s Ministry of Defence, the following footage brings you on board an Avro Lancaster bomber of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight during the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee flypast over Buckingham Palace on Jun. 5.

The video was filmed from the Lancaster’s nose bomb aimer position, located just below the Frazer Nash FN5 nose turret, and from the cockpit.

Enjoy the view of London  from the large transparent perspex nose cupola.

And here’s the video taken from a Spitfire.

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