Branson’s flight bid to bring sick Olivia home
VIRGIN boss Sir Richard Branson has offered to fly a critically-ill girl, who is stranded in Mexico, back home to the north-east.
The billionaire businessman stepped in following an emotional appeal by the family of seven-year-old Olivia Downie.
The schoolgirl, who is battling an aggressive form of cancer, flew to Tijuana in Mexico for “last-ditch” specialist treatment earlier this month.
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