Airline crew cry at mid-flight queen announcement

STORY: Video posted on social media showed airline crew in tears as a passenger information announcement broke the news.

"Elizabeth, the Queen, passed away earlier today with her family by her side," the announcement told passengers.

"I thought I should at least tell you that before you arrive at the terminal as I know many of you will be very very sad about this."

One passenger writing on social media described it as "surreal".