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Gatwick Airport chiefs 'may face probe' over Christmas chaos

Gatwick chiefs face a possible investigation over Christmas travel misery at the airport amid criticism from travellers. There was chaos at the airport on Christmas Eve after a power outage at its North Terminal.

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'Total mess' at Gatwick as travellers seek luggage

A passenger at Gatwick Airport has told ITV News there is "total mess" after flight cancellations and delays after a power failure in the north terminal led to a backlog of luggage.

Lilly Evans said: "bags are mixed, those that were destined to go on cancelled flights to different destinations and those who landed in UK".

A traveller checks a tag on some luggage Credit: Lilly Evans

The airport has said that "a full service" will be in operation today but advises passengers to check with airlines for the status of their flights as most will now be running from its south terminal.

A Gatwick official arrives to advise passengers Credit: Lilly Evans

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