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RAF Valley will bring a taste of the London Coronation festivities to the Isle of Man on Saturday when four Texan T Mk 1 aircraft flyover Douglas.

The pilots from 72(F) Squadron will salute His Majesty The King, who is an Honorary RAF Valley Air Commodore, above Buckingham Palace before visiting places closer to home.

Wing Commander Chris Ball, said: “It is a huge privilege to be part of the Coronation and as we make our progress back to RAF Valley, we were keen to share our experience with as many people as possible. It is our way of saying thank to all those who support us in North Wales and the surrounding areas."

It is anticipated the aircraft, which will be in formation throughout, will be visible above Douglas at 17:11 - although this is weather dependent and subject to change.

The pilots will also visit newly promoted Wrexham AFC’s Racecourse Ground, the Liver Building and a number of Welsh towns before returning to base in North Wales.