A new charity offers free flights across the North East for disadvantaged children and adults.
Little Wings was set up by 18-year-old aspiring pilot James Moon to support the disabled and underprivileged.
Sky Tyne and Wear joined the charity for its maiden journey as former serviceman John McConville, 36, from Fenham, was flown across the region.
Mr McConville sustained brain damage in a car crash while based in Greece.
Mr Moon, From Darras Hall, Ponteland, said: "Little Wings aims to give back something to people who suffer day in, day out."
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