Seven Luton-bound flights forced to divert due to lightning

Seven Luton-bound flights were forced to divert to other airports during last night's thunderstorm.

Wednesday, 19th July 2017, 11:22 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:02 pm
Thunderstorm

A London Luton Airport spokesman said: “The thunderstorms affected airports across the South East at various times.

“We accepted one British Airways flight bound for Heathrow, and then between 9.50pm and 10.40pm a total of seven flights scheduled to land at Luton were diverted to other airports including Birmingham, East Midlands, Southend and Gatwick.

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