A power failure at Stansted airport led to huge queues of departing Christmas holidaymakers. Police reportedly intervened to help control the crowds.
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The power failure affected a satellite building and the track transit which takes passengers to the satellite for boarding.
Stansted said neither the main terminal nor the runway were affected and passengers were being taken by bus to their flights.
The power, which failed at around 3pm, was restored around two hours later. Stansted is still warning passengers to expect delays.
A power failure at Stansted airport has led to huge queues of departing Christmas holidaymakers.
Flights were still able to take off and land at Stansted airport in Essex but passengers reported that queues for departure were stretching the length of the main terminal building.