Prince William to play stricken casualty role in helicopter training

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London, April 6 (ANI): Prince William will play the role of an injured for a rescue helicopter training at RAF Valley in Anglesey, North Wales.s a part of the training session, the prince will be hauled into a helicopter as a wounded soldier, reports The Telegraph.

This exercise is a part of his search and rescue pilot training program and also the most rigorous stage of the six-month training for the 27-year-old royal blood.illiam's Flight Lieutenant and instructor, Lee Turner says, "For the pilot to know what the winch man is going through, he has to experience it for himself."

Higher officials insisted that the prince will not be helped with any kind of special treatments. He will not be allowed to fly helicopters if he is not able to pass the test.

But if the prince makes it through, he will be a part of a three-year tour at RAF search and rescue base.

"There will be no favours. We can't cope with any weak links," Group Captain Jonathan Dixon informed. (ANI)

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