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MEMORIAL SERVICE HELI CRASH.

HUNDREDS of mourners were attending a memorial service today for 16 men - including a Liverpool dad - who died when their helicopter crashed in the North Sea.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond Alexander Elliot Anderson Salmond, known as Alex Salmond (born December 31, 1954, Linlithgow), is a Scottish politician, and the current First Minister of Scotland, heading a minority government.  were among those at the service in Aberdeen this afternoon.

They were being joined in the Kirk of St Nicholas Uniting by the Prince of Wales Prince of Wales

switches places with his double, poor boy Tom Canty. [Am. Lit.: The Prince and the Pauper]

See : Doubles
 and the Duchess of Cornwall The Duchess of Cornwall is the title held by the wife of the Duke of Cornwall. Duke of Cornwall is a non-hereditary peerage held by the British Sovereign's eldest son and heir. .

Several streets were closed ahead of the service, and TV screens were being put up outside the church for those unable to get in.

The 14 passengers and two crew - including James Edwards, 33, of Fazakerley - were returning from BP's Miller platform when the Super Puma went down two weeks ago..
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
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Date:Apr 15, 2009
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