Passengers at Stansted Airport tweeted about the confusion following a power outage.
In stansted airport and there's been a powercut, not seen so many worried and confused people for a while! #whatdowedonow
Had my stuff in the tray at Stansted, then total power cut. Turfed back out again. Could be a long day. I take it ATC has a UPS!
Powercut at stansted, no one in or out!
More top news
The former Scottish Secretary was behind a controversial leaked memo released in the countdown to the general election, an inquiry has found
Warm sunny spells and some showers through rest of today across the UK, particularly in the southeast
A Norwich supporter feared he would miss out on the club's biggest match for years after a barking mad incident