HMS Illustrious heading back home from Philippines

Portsmouth based HMS Illustrious, which has been helping in the aftermath of the Philippines disaster, is returning home today.

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Crew members forego Christmas to help in Philippines

Crew of HMS Illustrious are coming back from the Philippines Credit: ITV Meridian
The ship had been on deployment in the Gulf when it was diverted to deliver aid after the typhoon in the Philippines Credit: ITV Meridian
Crew members were away for Christmas, which will probably be celebrated this weekend with friends and family! Credit: ITV Meridian

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