Queen’s Brian May delays cricket match as he lands helicopter in middle of pitch

His band could have famously sung ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’, however Queen star Brian May brought about the great occasions at a cricket match in Cornwall to quickly come to a halt over the weekend.

The legendary guitarist left gamers and spectators greatly surprised when he determined to land his helicopter subsequent to the pitch of an ongoing sport on Saturday.

The 74-year-old was in city to attend the marriage of bandmate Roger Taylor’s daughter when he parked his chopper in the village of Mawnan Smith, close to Falmouth, Cornwall.

Flying in with spouse Anita Dobson, 72, the rocker’s arrival brought about the match between Falmouth 2nd XI and Helston 2nd XI on the Hine Downing Oval to be delayed for seven minutes as the couple vacated their non-public helicopter.

Brian May was visiting Cornwall along with his spouse for the marriage of bandmate Roger Taylor’s daughter



The wedding ceremony company then travelled by automotive to the venue roughly quarter-hour away.

A Falmouth Cricket Club spokesman stated: “The helicopter took about seven minutes to land.

“The membership knew it was coming, we do get one or two helicopters who land on the outfield occasionally.

“Everyone just stopped to watch this monster land in the middle of the game,” the spokesman continued.

The helicopter touchdown distracted spectators and gamers on the cricket match


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“It dropped him off then went off to refuel then came back again.

‘It’s something you don’t see every day,” they exclaimed.

“They went to the wedding then came back and flew off at about 10.15pm.

“It was fairly a great sport however we lost. Being the second staff, there wasn’t a giant crowd.”

Eyewitnesses also remarked on the unusual celebrity sighting.

“Helicopter stops play,” Arthur Allen added.

Brian and his spouse then travelled by automotive


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Onlookers have been stunned


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“Falmouth 2nds match v Helston interrupted this afternoon by a helicopter bringing, so I’m told, Brian May and his wife to Roger Taylor’s daughter’s wedding.”

The Queen drummer’s daughter Rory is a health care provider who works in west London.

Last year, the 72-year-old voiced his issues over his baby and PPE, as the GP continued to see sufferers all through the pandemic.

Roger Taylor and Brian May on stage on the Brit Awards with bandmate Freddie Mercury

Speaking to The Sunday Times in May 2020, Rory admitted: “Whenever I speak to Dad on the phone now, the first thing he asks about is my PPE.”

The drummer’s daughter additionally confessed to the publication that lockdown had been ‘troublesome’ for her and her rock star father, as the pair have a ‘very shut relationship and meet up repeatedly.’

Roger himself admitted that his medic baby had been advising him on methods to take care of himself as coronavirus swept the nation.

The Queen star stated: “I’ve learnt that a doctor should not treat members of their own family, but Rory gives me tips of course.”

“Whenever we speak, and we speak all the time these days, she tells me I need to take more vitamin D to strengthen my … whatever.

“And we frequently speak concerning the backyard I’ve right here at house in Cornwall.”

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