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Airline passengers are facing massive disruption across the UK after an ash cloud from a volcanic eruption in Iceland grounded planes.

The Air Traffic Control Service (Nats) said no flights would be allowed in or out of UK airspace from midday to 1800BST amid fears of engine damage.

All flights at Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick will be suspended from midday and in Scotland all airports are shut.

Passengers were also affected in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

The UK restrictions, in accordance with international civil aviation policy, were imposed after the Met Office warned ash could clog engines.

Passengers were advised to contact their carriers prior to travel.

Experts have warned that the tiny particles of rock, glass and sand contained in the ash cloud would be sufficient to jam aircraft engines.

An empty checkout desk at Belfast International airport

Thousands of passengers have faced severe travel disruption

Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports were shut as Nats said it was restricting flights "in accordance with international civil aviation policy".

One passenger at Glasgow told the BBC: "I'm meant to be going to Lanzarote. We've travelled from Oban, leaving at 3am. Now we've decided we might as well just go home and do a bit of gardening."

The ash cloud disrupted all flights to and from Manchester with a similar picture at Newcastle airport and Liverpool's John Lennon airport.

Flights were affected at London's Gatwick, Heathrow and City airports, and British Airways said it had cancelled all domestic flights for the whole of Thursday.

The company said it would refund its passengers or offer the option of rebooking.

A Royal Air Force Sea King helicopter was forced to fly a critically ill patient from Scotland to London following the cancellations.

She was flow from HMS Gannet at Prestwick to Regent's Park, then on to University College Hospital.

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Yeah everyones talkin about this

Feel for anyone who's holiday plans are disrupted.

Problems on your outgoing journey <<<<< __________

Just cut into your holiday. At least if its on the way back you are just missing work.

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This can f*ck up turboprops, turbofans and turboshaft engines.

AKA, every airliner, helicopter and commuter aircraft cannot fly. The rocks solidify in the axial turbines and start to jam them meaning they can't spin or suck in air.

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LOL At flying in a hercules near the volcano though, like say they can't get effected. It's actually f*cked that even birds can bring down an airliner.

Regards

Your friendly vip2 aerospace & aviation loving, Mr Brooks

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Oh yeah, and the axial & centrifugal compressors get f*cked up. These range in sizes from 2 inches to 6 inches roughly (for axials). Most jets have axials as they are smaller.

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dont believe this for a minute, they flying something secret through the skys today.

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dont believe this for a minute, they flying something secret through the skys today.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Yeah, the Jews made a volcano erupt so that they could secretly implement the next stage of their Zionist plan.

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dont believe this for a minute, they flying something secret through the skys today.

laugh.giflaugh.giflaugh.gif

Yeah, the Jews made a volcano erupt so that they could secretly implement the next stage of their Zionist plan.

both foolish responses tbh.

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dont believe this for a minute, they flying something secret through the skys today.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Yeah, the Jews made a volcano erupt so that they could secretly implement the next stage of their Zionist plan.

who brought jews up tho?

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dont believe this for a minute, they flying something secret through the skys today.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Yeah, the Jews made a volcano erupt so that they could secretly implement the next stage of their Zionist plan.

who brought jews up tho?

Jewish Mothers?

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feel more sorry for people who wana fly back in.

or are inbound flights running as normal?

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feel more sorry for people who wana fly back in.

or are inbound flights running as normal?

looks like nothing is coming in or out

the reason being the dust/particle could damage the engines

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dont believe this for a minute, they flying something secret through the skys today.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Yeah, the Jews made a volcano erupt so that they could secretly implement the next stage of their Zionist plan.

who brought jews up tho?

Jewish Mothers?

LMFAO. Bravo!

Iceland have f*cked us twice now. I think we should pull out of Afghanistan. Forget the Taliban, we have a new enemy now!

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Google, Mozes satellite and you can see flocke hovering over us.

link?

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