Aircrew from Marham honoured for Libya missions
A Spitfire is due to make a flypast at a ceremony marking the pending closure of an RAF base in Bedfordshire in operation since 1939.
The future of the derelict site of the former RAF Colitshall airbase in Norfolk could soon be decided.
An RAF helicopter has made a forced landing in the village of Stanwick in Northamptonshire. The Merlin helicopter landed in a field just after six this evening, after the crew detected a fault.
The Ministry of Defence say the aircraft will stay there overnight until the problem can be investigated in the morning.
Apache helicopter pilots based at Wattisham in Suffolk are among 120 servicemen and women invited to the House of Commons on Tuesday 24th April to mark their work in Libya.
They'll take part in a parade, which will be followed by an RAF flypast over the River Thames.
Some of the country's most senior armed forces commanders will be in Norfolk today to sign a new Community Covenant. Members of the Royal Navy, army and Royal Airforce will gather with community leaders to offer practical help to the county's military community.
More than 8,000 service personnel and their families live in Norfolk.