Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Scandinavian princesses return home

June 9, 1960

King Frederik IX, Queen Ingrid and Princess Benedikte of Denmark were at Copenhagen's Kastrup Airport, when a jet plane carrying "three Scandinavian princesses" returned home from the United States, reports the Associated Press.

The King and Queen and their second daughter, along with Premier Viggo Kampmann, to greet their eldest daughter, Princess Margrethe and her cousins, Princess Astrid of Norway and Princess Margaretha of Sweden.

The Danish royal family returned to Amalienborg castle, while Princess Astrid and Princess Margaretha changed planes for flights to Oslo and Stockholm, respectively.

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