Northern Lights-themed plane spotted at Gatwick

Photo courtesy of Malcolm Walls

Photo courtesy of Malcolm Walls

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A reader took this photo of a Northern Lights-themed Boeing 757 at Gatwick Airport today (Wednesday February 24).

Malcolm Walls believed it was only the second time Icelandair’s ‘unusual’ Hekla Aurora aircraft was at the airport.

The airline says its main cabin has a mood-lighting display of the Northern Lights, a natural phenomenom also called the Aurora Borealis, and that Hekla is a traditional Icelandic girl’s name and one of the country’s volcanoes.

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