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!
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