Paralympian left stranded on Stansted flight after staff delay
Anne Wafula Strike had to wait on board her disembarked flight for 45 minutes despite having booked assistance
Paralympian and disability rights campaigner Anne Wafula Strike was left stranded at Stansted airport on her return from the world para athletics European championships in Berlin after airport staff failed to meet her flight to take her off the plane.
She said that being abandoned on the plane left her “profoundly distressed”.
Like @FrankRGardner I was forgotten on @Ryanair last night at @STN_Airport for a long time because I needed assistance that was booked weeks in advance .. then I had to wait for luggage for longer than the flight @SueWillman #airtravel pic.twitter.com/hPW0VXoMCP
Source: Guardian Transport