A royal guard has been caught on camera falling headfirst to the floor while watching over Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin.
The incident occurred in the late hours of Wednesday at Westminster Hall.
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, died on the 8th of September at the age of 96. The Queen will lay in state for four days pending her funeral on the 19th of September.
While many gathered at the Westminster Hall to mourn the loss of the Queen, one of the royal guards who stood watching over the coffin suddenly collapsed to the floor.
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Two other officers rushed to help him out as he fell face flat on the floor.
The BBC on Thursday suspended its live stream of the Queen’s lying in state after the guard collapsed. However, the video of the incident has since been making the rounds on social media.