Viewers were shocked and amused after Sky News accidentally played a video of Prince Andrew during a segment on a new suspect in the missing persons case of Madeleine McCann.

During the 8pm news bulletin on Monday evening, host Dermot Murnaghan opened the show with their "top story”:

We have actual evidence Madeleine McCann is dead. German prosecutors reveal more on their investigation into the suspect, Christian B.

Unfortunately, instead of showing clips of Madeleine, the prosecutors or even the actual suspect in question, Sky News showed a video of Prince Andrew having what looks like a serious conversation with someone wearing a palace lanyard.

Twitter user David Lewis (@DavidCLewis) posted the video to the social media platform and called the mistake a “Horrific VT cockup”.

Many agreed:

But mostly, people saw the funny side of it all:

And then the jokes started:

Sky News apologised for the mix up.

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