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Aurigny plane collides with catering vehicle at Manchester Airport

Credit: Scott Grayson

There are delays to Aurigny flights to and from the UK today, after one of its aircraft was damaged at Manchester Airport.

The plane collided with a catering vehicle while on the runway.

Aurigny says the aircraft was being handled by a third party agent, and the incident is being investigated by airport authorities.

As a result, there will be the following changes to services:

  • Guernsey-East Midlands - Estimated departure time (EDT)15.10
  • East Midlands-Guernsey – EDT 16.55
  • Guernsey-Gatwick - EDT 19.45
  • Gatwick-Guernsey EDT 20.15

Aurigny has apologised to passengers for the disruption.

An assessment found the damage to the aircraft was minor and it is returning to Guernsey, the company have said.

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Extreme flooding in Jersey

Heavy rain has caused extreme flooding in Jersey, with police asking drivers to take care.

The road between St.Ouen's Village and St.Peter's Village is currently closed.

Jersey Fire and Rescue are attending the scene to disperse the water.

The roads at the bottom of Greve De Lecq hill are also flooded.

Meanwhile a landslide at Le Mont du Presbytere means the road is closed.

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