The Queen’s plane was forced to abort its landing while traveling to Windsor ahead of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
The pilot abandoned the landing at RAF Northolt in north London on the first attempt due to a thunderstorm, rain and hail, The Sun reports.
The 13-seater plane circled for about 15 minutes before it was deemed safe enough to make a second landing attempt, the newspaper added.
A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: “The Queen’s flight was delayed due to a thunderstorm, all the correct procedures were followed and there were no security concerns.”
The flight landed safely and the Queen was seen being driven back to Windsor later on Tuesday.
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The 96-year-old had traveled from Aberdeen, where she stayed in Balmoral for a short break before the 70th anniversary festivities began.
The Platinum Jubilee celebrations begin on Thursday and will continue for a four-day bank holiday weekend.
Trooping The Color is the first event on Thursday, when thousands of people are expected in central London for the queen’s birthday parade and the pomp and show that goes with it.
The Queen will later appear on the palace balcony for a traditional RAF flight.
On Thursday night, 2,000 towns, villages and cities will light beacons together when one is switched on at Buckingham Palace at 9:45 p.m.
On Friday there will be a service of thanksgiving for the Queen at St Paul’s Cathedral.
There will be no ceremonial journey to the service, and Her Majesty will opt not to climb the steep steps, but rather an alternative entrance.
A reception will be held afterwards in the Guildhall.
The Queen’s love of horses is well known and on Saturday she could make an appearance at Derby Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey.
The Derby is the only one of the five flat races that the Queen has not won on one of her horses. If she attends, she will be greeted with an honor guard of up to 40 of her riders past and present.
Later that day, 22,000 people will attend the Platinum Party at Buckingham Palace.
Stars in force for the Queen
A concert will begin at 8:00 pm on Saturday and will see the comeback of rock band queenwhose singer Brian May performed on the roof of Buckingham Palace for the previous Palace Party in 2002.
Sir Elton John will perform in a pre-recorded performance, with the stars performing live including Alicia Keys, Nile Rodgers and Andrea Bocelli.
Duran Duran, Hans Zimmer, Ella Eyre, Craig David, Mabel, Elbow and George Ezra will also be there, as well as recent British Eurovision star Sam Ryder.
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The jubilee celebrations conclude on Sunday afternoon with a grand parade through central London.
Along a 3km route from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace, an army of 10,000 volunteers, dancers, musicians and servicemen will tell the story of his 70-year reign.
Some 150 “national treasures” take part, with names including Gary Lineker, Bill Bailey, Alan Titchmarsh, Sir Cliff Richard and Torvill and Dean.
The Queen is expected to appear again on the palace balcony as the assembled audience and stars sing the national anthem, led by Ed Sheeran.