Prince William in Falklands for 6-week tour
LONDON (KABC) -- Prince William is in the Falkland Islands for a six-week deployment as a search-and-rescue helicopter pilot, British officials say.
The Defense Ministry said Thursday that William landed on the British outpost as part of a four-member Royal Air Force crew.
The Falklands represent a difficult chapter in British history.
Three decades ago, the United Kingdom and Argentina went to war over them.
Britain still maintains about one-thousand troops in the territory.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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