Norfolk man wins £5,000 Ultimate Spitfire Experience

BOTB winner Spitfire experience. Pictures: BOTB

BOTB winner Spitfire experience. Pictures: BOTB - Credit: Archant

A Norfolk man has won a trip of a lifetime on a Spitfire after six years of trying.

BOTB winner Spitfire experience. Pictures: BOTB

BOTB winner Spitfire experience. Pictures: BOTB - Credit: Archant

Craig Morris, 56, of North Walsham, won the Ultimate Spitfire Experience in BOTB's online lifestyle competition.

The prize is worth over £5,000 and Mr Morris said: 'This is the ultimate dream.'

Since being founded by William Hindmarch, BOTB has given away over £25m worth of prizes.

Mr Morris, who has been entering the draw for six years, said: 'The dream for any pilot is to go up in a Spitfire and that's why I started entering the competition.

BOTB winner Spitfire experience. Pictures: BOTB

BOTB winner Spitfire experience. Pictures: BOTB - Credit: Archant


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'I've flown in other planes before, like the Tiger Moth, but never a Spitfire. It's going to be amazing to actually go up in one.

'Just to be in one with the engines running will be truly emotional.'

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He said he was 'a Spitfire fan' and his office is filled with memorabilia including several models and posters.

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