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Hampshire soldiers to be repatriated

Four Hampshire soldiers who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan will be repatriated today

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Repatriation for Hampshire servicemen

Poppies have been left at RAF Brize Norton's base in Oxford Credit: ITV Meridian

The bodies of five Hampshire servicemen who were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan will be repatriated in Oxford today.

Captain Thomas Clarke, Warrant Officer Spencer Faulkner and Corporal James Walters, from Army Air Corps, were serving as the Lynx aircraft's three-man team when they died.

A private ceremony at RAF Brize Norton will remember the men who lost their lives went a helicopter went down in Afghanistan.

The cortege will then pass the Memorial Garden in Carterton before heading to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

The servicemen will be flown into RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire before a private ceremony Credit: ITV Meridian

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