Historic WWII C-47 plane that flew in Normandy invasion takes flight over LI Sound

The original WWII plane flew 70 years ago

The original WWII plane flew 70 years ago in the Normandy invasion. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

A historic World War II plane that flew in the Normandy invasion 70 years ago made a trip over the Long Island Sound today.

Over 30 people boarded the C-47 plane out of Republic Airport for the flight.

Many present were with family members who have served and were hoping to understand what it felt like to be a paratrooper.

Each participant on the plane was assigned a real name...

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