A holidaymaker has described the "frightening" moment they were told their plane had to return to Manchester halfway through the flight after suffering a fault.
Scott Elliot had been travelling to Bodrum in Turkey with his family when they were informed by crew onboard the Jet2 flight that the plane would have to return to Manchester Airport.
The 40-year-old from Oldham said he and others 'could tell something wasn't quite right' when the aircraft took off, but 'thought it would be okay' as the plane carried on. READ MORE: Greater Manchester Labour leaders react to mini-budget But mid-way through the four-hour flight, Scott claims cabin crew announced that the plane would be making it's way back to it's departure airport where it would be greeted by emergency services.
His family and hundreds of other passengers were ejected from the plane and had to wait overnight for a replacement aircraft to be found to take them to Turkey.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk