"Prince Harry's former Army instructor has claimed a story in his explosive new memoir about a 'suicide' training flight is 'complete fantasy' as the fallout over its publication continues.
In Spare the Duke of Sussex recalls a flight in which Sergeant Major Michael Booley deliberately stalled the Slingsby T67 Firefly propeller plane he was piloting with 'no warning', leaving him questioning whether it was an 'aborted suicide attempt'.
But the former Sergeant Major has blasted this as a 'fantasy', telling the Mirror students are always walked through all elements of flight training beforehand."
"..........Former Sergeant-Major Booley, 57, served in the military for 33 years and ranks prince Harry as one of his top five students.
He blames ghostwriter John Joseph Moehringer for the inaccuracies, saying the tales have been 'dramatised'.
He also said he did not ever call the prince 'Lt Wales', as is suggested in Spare.
Despite the 'fantasy' in the book, Mr Booley told the paper he still sees the prince as a 'friend', adding he is a 'man I respect immensely who would always have my ear'."
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