PRINCESS ANNE: Infamous Assassinations TV -
32,176. March 20th 1974 London 7.45 p.m. Just four hundred yards short of Buckingham Palace a small white car suddenly cuts in front of a royal limousine bringing it to an abrupt halt with a screech of breaks. A man brandishing a gun leaps out and moves towards the limousine shooting as he does so. His target – the Queen’s only daughter Princess Anne. (Royal Family & Assassinations) Infamous Assassinations: The Attempt on Princess Anne
32,177. Ian Ball – and he has been tailing the royal car since it left Sudbury House. (Royal Family & Assassinations) ibid.
32,178. Ball fires eleven shots from his two handguns badly wounding three men. The whole affair lasts just ten minutes. (Royal Family & Assassinations) ibid.
32,179. Ironically, Brain McConnell, the journalist injured in the attempt to kidnap Princess Anne, had in 1969 written a book entitled Assassination. (Royal Family & Assassinations) ibid.