Yashika Bageerathi's local MP has called on the Home Office to follow their own guidance and allow the 19-year-old Mauritian student to remain in the UK to complete her A-level exams.
David Burrowes said her mother was distraught by what was happening to her, and the Home Office's insistence that she be deported now is unnecessary, as well as uncompassionate.
Speaking to ITV News Yashika Bageerathi said she was all alone and did not know what she was going to do without her family and friends.
Speaking to her mother as she boarded she said she was scared about landing in the country she fled in 2011.
Speaking to ITV News Yashika Bageerathi appealed directly to the Immigration Minister and the Home Secretary to remain in the UK.