Item ITN/5/45/35 - Prince Andrew receiving his parachuting wings

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Prince Andrew receiving his parachuting wings


  • 21 April 1978 (Creation)

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(1955 - present)

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RAF Brize Norton. Prince Andrew (left) in line with companions whose professions range from welder to lab technician at RAF Brize Norton today after receiving their parachuting Wings. Because the Prince has no uniform on which to display the insignia , he was additionally presented with a certificate. See Press Association story on "Andrew" timed 1537 onward

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