Stansted airport security fault causes passengers to miss flights
Airport apologises for problem with x-ray machines that led to long queues and left hundreds of people stranded
Stansted airport has apologised after a fault with security scanners meant some passengers missed their flights.
The problem with the x-ray machines emerged at about 4.30am on Tuesday, causing long queues. A spokeswoman for the airport said it was resolved by 8.15am.
Soooo…all the scanners went down at @STN_Airport there was a huge pile up,staff didn’t prioritise the times of anyone’s flights
Source: Guardian Transport