WATCH VIDEO: World War II Vet Surprised With Flight In Vintage Plane


(WBBH) Blue skies, peace and quiet. The only sound is a propeller. That's paradise for World War II veteran Roger Wieland.

"That wonderful feeling of aviating...you're alone, nobody can bug you," Wieland said.

Wednesday Wieland got a taste of that serenity one last time. His daughter, Paula Wieland, surprised him at the Naples Municipal Airport with a flight in a 1946 Ercoupe.

"Don't make me cry. It's just really exciting that we could do this," Paula said.

"Brought back an awful lot of memories," Roger added.

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