Two military helicopters land at Aintree racecourse during the coronavirus crisis


Two military helicopters were spotted landing at Aintree Racecourse during the current coronavirus crisis.

The planes were photographed on the grass of the famous race site, which was to host hundreds of thousands of guests at this week’s Grand National Festival before the mass meeting was canceled.

Helicopter images also show a large group of soldiers as the military continues to support public services in the fight against COVID-19.

It is not known why the helicopters landed in Liverpool on Wednesday afternoon, but similar sightings near Birmingham suggest that the military is conducting training exercises in the area.

The RAF maneuvers over Birmingham Airport in March were carried out as part of emergency planning for the transportation of patients to the hospital.

The military is participating in an emergency program to help relieve pressure on health services regarding the coronavirus.

The Ministry of Defense has been contacted by ECHO for clarification, but it is believed that these soldiers were also involved in training exercises which could later be used to support Merseyside services.

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