TV hostess Myleene Klass was shot at by Taliban troops during a trip to visit British soldiers in Afghanistan. The former Hear’Say singer Klass has revealed that she was caught in gunfire during a recent trip to Afghanistan.
The Sun reports that the 28-year-old presenter had just boarded an RAF plane, to visit the troops’ camp, when it was under attack by gunfire.
Klass said: “I had to wear a protective helmet and flak jacket. As we flew into Kabul I could hear this massive ‘thwack’ on the side of the plane.”
Klass travelled to Afghanistan to present the 59th Independent Commando Squadron Royal Engineers with a recognition award as part of the Pride of Britain Awards.
The RAF (Royal Air Force) came to her rescue, and had to scramble a fighter jet to escort the plane flying her into the capital Kabul when it came under enemy fire.
Klass continued, “Then I heard this grinding noise, which I found out was the defence shields being put up. It scared the living daylights out of me.”Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.