WWII plane to deliver donations from Thunder Over Michigan Airshow to Hurricane Harvey victims

YPSILANTI, Mich. - A WWII plane will fly supplies collected at the Thunder Over Michigan Airshow at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

See a list of supplies being collected below.

The vintage C-47 "Skytrain” was used to deliver soldiers to D-Day and supplies to soldiers as they liberated Europe. The plane's current mission is to fly donated items to Texas from Michigan.

Jim Terry, a pilot from Fort Worth, Texas, flew the plane and will take the supplies down to areas that haven't been reached because of flood waters.

“Honestly I can’t believe I get to do this...This is me and I get to do this," Terry said.

Other pilots around the country have joined the newly formed Operation Airdrop.

“Two more airplanes jumped in and they are actually taking freight down," Terry said. 

The plane can hold 10,000 pounds. Airshow attendees are asked to bring donations to the show.

The airshow is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

Below is a list of supplies being collected.

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