Jubilee drama as soldier collapses outside St Paul's for Thanksgiving service – as Royal fans all react the same way

TWO soldiers collapsed to the ground outside St Paul's Cathedral ahead of the royal family's arrival during the Queen's Jubilee.

Royal fans cheered as one of the brave Royal Air Force soldiers got back on his feet following the fall ahead of the Service of Thanksgiving.

The member of the RAF was part of the military guard of honour lining the steps to St Paul's Cathedral.

And moments later, a second member of the military personnel lining the steps collapsed, but was also able to get to his feet and was helped way on foot from the cathedral, despite a stretcher being brought out.

Both were able to get to their feet and were helped away after they collapsed.


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Soldier collapses outside St Paul’s – as Royal fans all react the same way

It comes as politicians and Members of Parliament arrived at St Paul's for the service dedicated to the Queen this morning.

The RAF soldier seemed to have collapsed just before Foreign Secretary Liz Truss climbed the steps into the church for the service.

A bystander tweeted: "A soldier has just keeled over, received medical attention and is now back on his feet with a cheer."

The crowds were heard cheering as the soldier made his way back to his feet.

It's not known why he fell to the ground ahead of the service this morning.

Boris Johnson arrived at St Paul's with his wife Carrie – who wore a gorgeous red number to the church.

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Former Prime Ministers David Cameron, Gordon Brown, and Theresa May also made their way into the church for the National Service of Thanksgiving.

The bells of the cathedral rang out just before 11am as members of the royal family arrived.

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