Queen Elizabeth II had to cope with a moment of shock on Monday: the monarch’s private jet had to cancel its landing in London.

Queen Elizabeth II (96) is facing a big celebration with her jubilee weekend. Last Monday, however, the British monarch had to experience a small moment of shock: Due to a thunderstorm, the Queen’s private jet was initially unable to land at RAF Northolt airfield in west London as planned.

According to British “The Sun” and the “Daily Mail”, the plane that took off from Aberdeen circled London for 15 minutes before landing successfully after a second attempt. Buckingham Palace confirmed the flight was canceled due to the storm but at no time had there been any safety concerns for the monarch. Later, Queen Elizabeth II was spotted en route to Windsor Castle.

Time out in Scotland ended

As the British “Daily Mail” previously reported, the Queen traveled to her summer residence, the Scottish castle of Balmoral, last Thursday evening to take a break before the celebrations and to recharge her batteries. The main multi-day celebrations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee begin on June 2 with the Trooping the Color parade.