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Prince Philip: Introducing the Custom Designed Land Rover Coffin Truck – BBC News Thailand

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This modified Land Rover vehicle will carry Prince Philip’s coffin.

The Bureau of the Royal Household releases a modified Land Rover truck. By Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh designed For use in carrying his own coffin

Duke of Edinburgh Who died at the age of 99 last week Has been working to build this coffin truck for 16 years, starting in 2003.

His intentions for modifications included the open rear part of the car. Which was used as the location of the coffin And the color of the car, which is military green

On the day of the funeral of the Land Rover Defender Will be used to carry His coffin to the Church of St. George.

Prince Philip’s funeral will take place at a church in Windsor at 3:00 p.m. local time or 9:00 p.m. local time in Thailand. On Saturday 17 April

Land Rover’s funeral truck was one of the details of the funeral that Buckingham Palace published Thursday (Apr 15).

The front corner of the Land Rover designed by Prince Philip.

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Defender cars were built at the Land Rover plant in Solihull in 2003.

His 4 sons and daughters were Prince Charles. Prince of Wales, Princess Anne Royal Princess, Prince Andrew Duke of York And Prince Edward Earl of Wessex Will follow this royal body truck

Duke of Edinburgh Coordinated with Land Rover to build his own coffin truck in 2003 when he was 82.

Prince Philip with a Land Rover Discovery in 1991.

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The image of Prince Philip with the Land Rover that he drives. Has to be seen on a regular basis

He also designed the rear part of the car that can be opened. Which will also be used as a location for the cremation With the latter part being built according to every purpose Including a rubber holder around the silver metal pins. Which was called a “stoper” to help keep the coffin from moving

The casket truck also had a green hub like the body of the car. There is a black front grille. Single seat And no license plates

The defender was built at the Land Rover Factory in Solihull. And the Duke of Edinburgh has been in control of car modifications for many years. Until the final adjustments were made in 2019, the year he turned 98.

The coffin truck was originally used to move Prince Philip’s coffin from Wellington Arch in central London to Windsor, a total distance of 22 miles (about 35.4 km). COVID-19 Therefore having to reduce the long-planned funeral plans

Queen Elizabeth II of England and Prince Philip  Stamped on the back of a modified 2005 Range Rover.

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Queen Elizabeth II of England and Prince Philip Stamped on the back of a modified 2005 Range Rover.

The Duke of Edinburgh has been using Land Rover cars ever since growing up. And gave the royal seal to Land Rover more than 40 years ago

Prince Philip drove Obama to sit.

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Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama sit as passengers in a car driven by Prince Philip.

The Bureau of Buckingham Palace stated that Many of the details of his funeral were made in line with the will of the Duke of Edinburgh.

Restrictions on the control of the COVID-19 outbreak in Britain allowed only 30 people to attend the funeral and social distance was required.

Attending the ceremony were family members of Queen Elizabeth II of England and the Duke of Edinburgh. Including 3 German relatives of the Duke of Edinburgh The funeral ceremony and the funeral procession will be broadcast on television.

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