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Volcanic ash 'very hazardous' to aircraft

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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) imposed restrictions after the Met Office warned ash could damage engines.

Head of Safety at Nats, Paul Haskins, said the ash was ''very hazardous'' to aircraft.

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