Rolling Stones plane touches down at Edinburgh Airport

The Rolling Stones plane has touched down in the Capital.

Friday, 8th June 2018, 11:23 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 11:27 am
The Rolling Stones plane in Edinburgh. Picture; Dennis Penny
The Rolling Stones plane in Edinburgh. Picture; Dennis Penny

The plane, fit with the Tongue and Lip Design made famous by John Pasche, touched down in the Capital ahead of the Stones gig on Saturday.

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Their first was back in 1964 on 21st May as The Rolling Stones played two shows at the ABC Regal Cinema, but have only played Murrayfield once, in 1999.

Ticket touts are selling briefs to the gig at four times the original value.

Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones who have scored their first number one album with a new record in over 20 years. Picture; PA

It is thought that the plane was dropping off equipment for the gig.