Problems With Queen Sofia’s Flight

Queen Sofia landed late at Torrejón field near Madrid because of problems with her Spanish Air Force VIP airplane.

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Queen Sofia takes to the streets in Guatemala.
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

The Queen was returning from a week-long tour of Guatemala, where she met with local leaders, Spaniards and toured projects aided by Spanish development funds.

Queen Sofia greeting a market vendor's baby. © Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
Queen Sofia greeting a market vendor’s baby.
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

Media reports indicate this was the fourth recent problem with Spanish VIP jets for government or royal travel. One of the forced Prince Felipe to put off a trip to Brazil.