The Duke of Sussex has reportedly flown back to the United Kingdom ahead of his grandfather Prince Philip’s funeral.
Buckingham Palace confirmed over the weekend that the Duke of Sussex who now lives in California, would make the journey from the United States. This will be his first return to the country since stepping down as a senior royal just over a year ago. The Duchess of Sussex, who is pregnant with their second child, will remain in the US on her doctor’s advice.
The Duke of Sussex arrived back home on a British Airways flight to Heathrow at around 1.15 pm on Sunday, The Sun reported.
He was reportedly met by security off the plane before being driven away in a black Range Rover.
The funeral for the Duke of Edinburgh, who died peacefully aged 99 on Friday, will be a private affair held at St George’s Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle on Saturday
Only 30 people are expected to be Philip‘s children, grandchildren and other close families will attend the duke’s funeral afternoon as guests.