British prince to visit Crimea

24 June 2013 18:00
AQYAR/SEVASTOPOL (QHA) - Prince Michael of Kent together with the delegation of the British Air Squadron aviation club will visit Aqyar within framework of his official visit to Ukraine, the press service of the Aqyar state city administration informs.
One of the main points of his programme is the historic reenactment for a battle of the Crimean War of 1853-1856, including the attack of the Charge of the Light Brigade and a flight of the Air Squadron’s aircrafts over the battlefield. 12 out of 27 aircrafts coming to Ukraine are the pre-war construction.
The re-enactment will take place on the Fedyukhin Hills, on Saturday, July 6.
Such large-scale re-enactment of a battle of the Crimean War with the show of the historical aircrafts will be conducted in Aqyar for the first time.
Note: Prince Michael of Kent (Michael George Charles Franklin; born 4 July 1942) is a grandson of King George V and Queen Mary, making him a cousin of Queen Elizabeth II. He is also the first cousin once removed of Prince Philip. Prince Michael occasionally carries out royal duties representing the Queen at some functions in Commonwealth realms outside of the United Kingdom. Otherwise, he manages his own consultancy business and undertakes various commercial work around the world. He has also presented some television documentaries on the royal families of Europe. He is named after Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia, the younger brother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and first cousin of three of his grandparents.