Gatwick passengers forced to read flight information from white boards after information screens go down

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Staff at Gatwick resort to white boards and walkie-talkies after information systems go down. Image by Edmund von der Burg/Twitter
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Staff at Gatwick resort to white boards and walkie-talkies after information systems go down. Image by Edmund von der Burg/Twitter

Vodafone claims damaged fibre cable the cause of information systems outage at Gatwick

Passengers at Gatwick Airport have been forced to get their flight details from hand-drawn white boards after the information systems went down - with some people missing their flights as a result...

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