Delays may continue after air traffic control problems

Passengers were left stranded today when a technical problem at an air traffic control centre caused chaos at airports across the UK and Ireland.

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Technical glitch grounds hundreds of flights

Thousands of passengers were left stranded in airports around England and further afield today after an technical glitch at the National Air Traffic Services' control centre in Swanwick. Computers crashed this morning when operators tried to switch from day to night operations.

Hundreds of flights were cancelled and delayed, whilst thousands of passengers were stuck on aircrafts for hours before taking off.

Lewis Vaughan Jones reports.

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