The American wife of a US intelligence agent accused of killing teenager Harry Dunn in a car crash was spirited out of Britain on a private flight from a US air base, the Telegraph understands.

Anne Sacoolas, 42, a mother-of-three, claimed diplomatic immunity to avoid prosecution despite not being on the official London diplomatic list.

The Foreign Office confirmed however that Mrs Sacoolas and her husband Jonathan Sacoolas, 43, were given diplomatic immunity prior to their arrival in the UK under the Vienna Convention.

The immunity is extended to intelligence officers and other Americans working on military bases including RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire where the crash happened.

Mrs Sacoolas…

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