Hainault teens to sky dive 10,000ft for London's Air Ambulance
- Credit: Julie Scott
A pair of Hainault teens will take to the skies this weekend in aid of London's Air Ambulance.
Friends Alfie Scott, 16, and Matthew Smith, 18, will complete a 10,000 foot tandem sky dive in Peterborough on Saturday, August 28.
The duo, who have already raised £720 for the rescue charity, will lift off from Sibson Airfield at 12.30pm.
Julie Scott, mum of Alfie, said the boys were more nervous than excited, adding: “You know what kids are like, they don’t feel fear.”
They have been going around family friends and shops to raise money and are running a raffle to raise additional funds.
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Having beaten their initial target of £650, the boys are now hoping to raise £1,000.
She said: “We see [the air ambulance] landing quite a lot and my son always says ‘how do they get their money?'.
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"I was explaining to him that it’s purely through donations.
“I think that’s what made them decide to do the London Air Ambulance – and obviously because it’s local and you never know when you are going to need it.”
You can donate here.