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Volcanic ash 'a very serious risk' to aircraft


Flights in and out the UK are facing "significant disruption" because of volcanic ash drifting in from Iceland.

Gatwick, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports have already grounded planes, and there are warnings the debris could have a "considerable impact" as it moves further south.

Amanda McMillan, the Managing Director of Glasgow Airport, said the ash presented a ''very serious risk'' to aircraft.


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