Harry: 'I'm thrilled to be back'

Prince Harry said his 20-week deployment in Afghanistan had been "one hell of an experience" and he was "thrilled to be back". He has arrived back in the UK this afternoon at RAF Brize Norton.

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Prince Harry arrives in the UK after Afghanistan tour

Prince Harry landed at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

Prince Harry has arrived back in the UK after his tour of duty in Afghanistan.

The 28-year-old Apache co-pilot gunner left the war-torn country on Monday evening and has been on post-deployment "decompression" at a British military base, thought to be in Cyprus.

He landed at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire and will now travel with his unit, 662 Squadron, 3 Regiment Army Air Corps, to their Suffolk headquarters.

Prince Harry due to arrive back in the UK

Prince Harry is due to touch down in the UK today after his tour of duty in Afghanistan. Harry left on Monday night, and is thought to have made his way back after spending some post-deployment time in Cyprus.

Captain Wales seen in December 2012 making early morning pre-flight checks at Camp Bastion Credit: Press Association

Prince Harry is due to land at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire on a regular personnel flight before going with his unit, 662 Squadron, 3 Regiment Army Air Corps, to their headquarters in Suffolk.

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