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Jamie Inglis Flys home today.

Jamie Inglis

12:05pm 17th October 2012

Jamie Inglis is flying home today.

The seven year old from Kelfield has been undergoing pioneering treatment in Germany for Neuroblastoma.

He’s been fighting this aggressive form of childhood cancer since he was 3 and a half years old.

He’s flying home in a private jet from Stuttgart into Sherburn airfield, following a twitter campaign to find him some transport home.

As Jamie’s immune system is vulnerable this is the best option to protect him from picking up an infection at a busy airport or on a commercial flight. .  

Sarah Jane Thompson, of the First News children’s newspaper, has offered the use of her plane, which is due to be flown by her pilot husband today.

The trip home will provide the family much-needed respite from the treatment in hospital, and will allow the family to be together with Jamie’s sister before he has to return to Germany for the next stage of his therapy in late October.

Jamie has been nominated for a Community Pride award by the City of York Council and The Press in York and the awards take place tomorrow at the Racecourse.

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