Queen Sonja plane hit by lightning
Queen Sonja’s flight from Copenhagen to Arlanda in the morning was struck by lightning. “I feel good and saw the situation as dramatic” said Queen Sonja
There was a bang, but we got good information and I experienced the situation as dramatic, said the queen through her assistant communications manager Sven Gj.Gjeruldsen.
The Queen arrived at the Royal Yacht at 12:30 to participate in the celebration of the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling.
Several other passengers on the plane also experienced the situation, the smell, shaking and lightning were more uncomfortable than our accustomed to flying queen.
Crown Princess Mette-Marit has a fear of flying and took the rest of trip by train to Stockholm on Thursday.
King Harald will come to Stockholm on a later flight, and together with the rest of the royal family and other guests joined him on the Swedish government’s dinner for the bride and groom in the evening.
All guests will then attend a gala performance.