Many of the passengers involved in the Virgin Atlantic emergency yesterday are tonight back in the air. They were on another service which departed Gatwick for Orlando at 1530. Some have decided to take an offer of a refund but others will continue with business trips and holidays.
A Virgin Atlantic spokesman has spoken of the dramatic turn of events that led a plane with 300 passengers to make an emergency landing.
Emergency landing after a flight to the USA was forced to return to Gatwick Airport. Three hundred people had to use chutes to disembark.
A Virgin Atlantic aircraft with more than 300 people on board has made an emergency landing at Gatwick.