By Daily Mail Reporter
Published: 01:57 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 02:42 BST, 10 September 2020
Hundreds of British troops heading home after six months in Estonia were delayed – when their plane was handed over to the Defence Secretary.
Ben Wallace was scheduled to fly to the Middle East this week but his £150million RAF Voyager air transporter broke down.
He was then given a plane meant to fly 200 Fusiliers to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire after their peace-keeping tour of Estonia.
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace (centre) arrives to attend a Cabinet Meeting in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Central London, Britain, 01 September 2020
It meant that the troops got home on Tuesday, a day later than planned, with