Flight carrying coffin of Queen Elizabeth II most tracked plane in history
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The flight taking the coffin of the Elizabeth II from Edinburgh to London was the most tracked in history, website Flightradar24 has said.
Nearly six million people tried to follow the plane’s route from Edinburgh to RAF Northolt within its first minute in the air, the website said.
The huge traffic caused disruptions to the site, where users can track the path of planes in the air.
More than 4.79 million people watched on its site and app and 296,000 were watching on a YouTube stream, it said.
The Queen’s coffin was flown on an RAF Globemaster C-17, after lying in state at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh.