This is a nice one from a few years back. I know the captain of the aircraft, so I'm sure it's authentic. A South African Airways B747 just off LHR had a problem and said they were returning and would need to dump fuel for landing.
"You are approaching Windsor Castle, and the Queen is in residence. Hold the dump until you have passed Windsor."
"Phone the Queen and ask if she would like the fuel or the aircraft."
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