Airport Reopens After Spitfire Incident

East Midlands Airport is closed following an incident on the runway involving a Spitfire.

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East Midlands Airport: 'Passengers on flights can check in as usual'

The runway is shut and flights are suspended because of where the plane has come to rest,

All inbound flights have been diverted and outbound flights have been suspended, but we are expecting to be operational within two hours.

Any passengers booked on flights are advised to check in as usual.

– East Midlands Airport spokesperson

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