Airline passenger describes 15-hour ordeal

Chris Lister's flight was diverted following disruption at Gatwick Credit: ITV

A passenger's three-hour flight from the Ukraine to Gatwick Airport turned into an epic 15-hour journey following massive disruption caused by drone sightings.

Chris Lister was due to arrive in Gatwick after flying from Kiev in the Ukraine.

His flight was diverted to Birmingham before it eventually arrived at the airport.

Disruption at Gatwick Airport is expected to continue on Friday.

Flights were cancelled throughout Thursday Credit: ITV

Passengers have been advised to check with their airline before heading to the airport.