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Manchester Airport chaos continues as passengers arrive at destinations - to find no bags had been put on their flights

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Passengers caught up in the chaos at Manchester Airport yesterday have told how they made it onto their flights just in time - but their bags didn't.

An hour-long power outage at an electricity substation near the airport hit Terminal 3 at around 8am yesterday, causing huge queues at check-in which snaked outside the terminal building.

It caused anger as many passengers missed their flights. Today it emerged that some passengers who managed to get through the queues in time to get on their flights arrived at their destinations only to discover checked-in luggage had not made it with them. READ MORE: Join the FREE Manchester Evening News WhatsApp community One couple from Northenden say they may have to book an early flight home because of missing medication while a teacher from Marple admits she may have to attend a family wedding in her jeans and t-shirt.

Carlos Nunns, 52, a taxi driver from Kendal in Cumbria, managed to get on his Ryanair flight to Rhodes with his wife and two children only to learn their suitcase, and all but three of the suitcases of their fellow passengers, hadn't made the flight.

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