Prince William used combat aircraft for personal purposes

titlePrince William, the eldest son of the heir to the British throne Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana, during the internship in the number of air force used military aircraft for personal purposes.However, the command claims that he knew nothing about it, according to British media.In April of this year one of the British tabloids reported that Prince William went to a bachelor party for his cousin in a helicopter of the Royal air force. This news caused a great public outcry. Politicians were outraged that a combat helicopter being used for private entertainment instead participate in military operations.However, in that case the heir to the British throne has stood the defence Ministry, which said that the flight to the Isle of Wight was "planned learning event, which allowed the Prince to consolidate flying skills". Now the command of the British air force States that did not have complete information about "training flights" of Prince William.In documents obtained by this newspaper under the law on free access to information, States that the flights would be canceled if the commanders knew that the heir to the British throne uses them for personal purposes. According to the publication, five training flights in a helicopter Chinook, including "questionable" crashes that were reported by the media, has cost taxpayers 86.5 thousand pounds (135 thousand dollars).Among the cases of "inappropriate" use of military equipment are also visiting Prince William estates of his father "Haygroup" in the South West of England and "training" landing a helicopter near the house of his girlfriend Kate Middleton. "Prince William admits that these flights were naive antics and assumes some responsibility for the incident", - told the representative of the Royal family."The time I spent in the Royal air force earlier this year, helped me understand how much I love to fly," he said in his defense Prince William, who in September announced that it is now going to be trained on the pilot search and rescue service. Source: Prince William used combat aircraft for personal purposes.

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