Army helicopter on routine patrol

AN ARMY helicopter seen flying over Ipswich today was just coming back from a routine training patrol, officials said.

AN ARMY helicopter seen flying over Ipswich today was just coming back from a routine training patrol, officials said.

The helicopter had been out on a training operation and was heading back to Wattisham when it was spotted hovering over the town at about 3.30pm.

An army spokesman said today that the helicopter took a different route back to its base, which is why it was seen near the town centre.

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