Prince Andrew dropped as patron of Yorkshire Air Ambulance

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance has announced that it has dropped Prince Andrew as its patron.

The charity follows a number of organisations in cutting ties with the Duke of York following criticism of a television interview in which he was questioned about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance said the opinions of donors and supporters were a significant factor in reaching the decision.