File photo: The Duke of York when he visited Yorkshire Air Ambulance in 2012.
The Duke of York this morning officially opened a new air support unit for Yorkshire Air Ambulance at Nostell this morning.
A former helicopter pilot and instructor in the Royal Navy , Prince Andrew, prevailed over the ceremony which was marked as a private event.
“The relocation to Nostell is a major step forward for the charity. It is enhancing our service across the region, improving flying times to all areas and creating an operational overlap in our busiest areas,” said Peter Sunderland, Yorkshire Air Ambulance chairman.
In November 2013, Yorkshire Air Ambulance relocated the support unit was from Leeds-Bradford Airport to the Nostell Priory estate.