Fear of flying is common among passengers, but for one 12 year-old from Weston-super-Mare it is having a devastating effect - not just on him, but his whole family.
Joe Thompson is so terrified of even stepping onto a plane that he has been unable to leave Abu Dhabi for a year, since his father's work contract finished there. His father says he faces financial ruin if he can't get his son home.
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