Elton John gave a tribute to his fans at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday after a terrifying moment that saw his private jet need to make an emergency landing.
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Elton John was back on stage in New York just hours after it was reported that his private plane had crashed en route to the Big Apple.
The veteran performer, 74, appeared to have not let the horrific incident affect his stage presence as fans took to social media to praise the performance.
As part of his Yellow Brick Road farewell tour, the Rocket Man singer entertained thousands of people present at Madison Square Garden.
Fans were quick to praise his performance on social media, with Governor Christie of New Jersey commenting Twitter said: “Had a wonderful night watching the Elton John Farewell Yellowbrick Road concert at Madison Square Garden with MP and Sarah. A great performer on his last circuit tour.
Another fan agreed, simply writing: “Elton at MSG. Amazing. @Eltonofficial @TheGarden.”
“Last performer. Thank you, Mr. @eltonofficial,” wrote a third.
Earlier that day, the singer let fans know he was safe in the Big Apple as he posted snaps from the city along with the caption, “Hello New York! See you soon @TheGarden tonight.”
And one fan who appeared to have attended, replied after the show, “Love you guys. Thank you” along with a rocket emoji.
According to Sun.
The twice attempt had to abort when the wind reached 80mph, only successfully touching down on the third attempt as fire The crew waited on the runway.
According to one witness, the plane was “shaken from side to side” as it tried to land several times.
“The pilot took a flatter approach and the wind eased slightly. Everyone watching was relieved,” explained plumber Philip Thomson, who was working at the time.
“It’s a horrible thing to see, and you wouldn’t swap Elton’s seats on that small plane. I bet he said a few thank-you prayers.”
According to the announcement, he boarded a later flight to attend concerts.
This isn’t the first incident that nearly disrupted his eagerly awaited tour.
It was originally postponed to March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and just a month ago the music legend had to cancel two days later he was sick with coronavirus.
A statement representing the star at the time said: “It is with great regret that the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour takes place in Dallas on Tuesday, January 25th and Wednesday, January 26th. postponed due to Elton’s recent positive test for COVID-19.
“Fortunately, Elton is fully vaccinated and healthy, and is experiencing only mild symptoms. Fans should keep their tickets as they will be honored on the scheduled dates that will be announced soon. announced.”
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