Shirley Bassey in Glastonbury accident drama

The Dame in near fatal helicopter accident

Dame Shirley Bassey was in a near fatal accident after her Glastonbury festival performance last night (June 25).

The helicopter that took her away from the festival site developed a fault, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing.

The plane landed in the grounds of Collingwood College in Camberley in Surrey.

A witness Rosella Tew told The Mirror: “My husband Thomas and I watched in horror as the helicopter touched the tops of the trees in our garden. It was clear the pilot struggling to control the machine. Thankfully it made a very bumpy landing.

“You could tell Dame Shirley had been through a terrible ordeal but she maintained her dignity.”

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