Wingwalkers face their fears to support Salisbury veterans charity

Wingwalkers face their fears to support Salisbury veterans charity

Published at 2:05pm 13th September 2019.

2 minute read

A team of 9 daredevils have been strapped to the top of a plane in aid of Alabare.

The wingwalks, at Cirencester, were raising money for the charity's Homes for Veterans project.

That provides accommodation and training for ex-military personnel who might otherwise find themselves homeless.

Alabare's boss, Andrew Lord, was part of the team:

Among the other brave wingwalkers for the charity was Cheryl Sullivan, who works at Newton Tony Primary School.

She's got a self-confessed phobia of both heights and flying - so went right out of her comfort zone to take part.

Cheryl's raised close to £1,000 for Alabare alone.

Alabare Wingwalk for Homes for Veterans September 2019
Alabare's interpid bunch of supporters, ahead of taking on their wingwalking experience

Collectively, the wingwalkers have brought in around £6,000 for the project.

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