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British lady books flight to Granada, Spain and ends up en route to Grenada, Caribbean
29 October 2013 @ 11:08

A BRITISH woman who thought she was flying to Spain ended up in the Caribbean after mistaking the Andalucía city of Granada with the island of Grenada.

Lamenda Kingdon, 62, had booked a flight with British Airways using air-miles she had accumulated to realise her dream of seeing the Alhambra Palace.

It was one of the items on her bucket list she made when she found out in July 2012 that the breast cancer she had been diagnosed with five months earlier had spread to her brain, and has since metastasised to her lungs.

After settling back with a gin and tonic after the in-flight meal on her plane from London Gatwick, Lamenda began talking to a lady sitting next to her about her illness and how she was looking forward to seeing the ancient Moorish palace.

But the woman apparently turned a shade paler and said, “you're not going to see it on this flight,” and called the air hostess....  


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