A British Airways pilot was recorded breaking the news headlines of Queen Elizabeth IIs death in a mid-flight announcement to passengers eliciting an emotional response from some onboard.
The somber message was delivered on the tail end of a Thursday trip from New Yorks John F. Kennedy AIRPORT TERMINAL to Heathrow Airport in London, the online video showed.
Elizabeth, the queen, passed on earlier today with her family by her side, the pilot was heard announcing in the video shared by Laerke Christensen.
I thought I will at least let you know that before you reach the terminal, he stoically continued as a crew member dabbed his eyes with a napkin.
Many will undoubtedly be very sad concerning this, the pilot said because the camera panned around to attempt to capture reactions from fellow fliers.
It’ll give you a while to reflect when i say, we’ve 40 minutes to landing. We are considering her family at the moment.
Please if some of you’re particularly upset please at the moment remember that in addition, it has affected a few of my crew.
Elizabeth died peacefully at age 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, the royal family announced at 6: 30 p.m. BST time.
Newly ascended King Charles III sorrowfully addressed his nation Friday, each day after hisdarling mama passed on after a lot more than seven decades on the throne.
Queen Elizabeth was a life well lived; a promise with destiny kept and she actually is mourned most deeply in her passing. That promise of lifelong service I renew for you all today, he said.