Cheshire news Crewe woman still hasn't received luggage after evacuation from burning plane PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The Manchester Airport inbound flight caught fire shortly after landing at Terminal 2

Cheshire news Crewe woman still hasn't received luggage after evacuation from burning plane PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The Manchester Airport inbound flight caught fire shortly after landing at Terminal 2

Cheshire news Crewe woman still hasn't received luggage after evacuation from burning plane PremierLeague-News.Com
05 August 2022 - 09:45

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A passenger on a flight that caught fire shortly after landing at Manchester Airport has said that she still hasn't received her luggage, five days after the incident. Dawn Roberts, 42, was flying with her husband and two children, and says they are both "frightened to fly again" following the incident. The family, from Crewe, were flying back from Menorca when the plane, operated by a partner airline on behalf of TUI, caught fire shortly after landing at Terminal 2 on Saturday (July 30). Passengers spoke of their horror as a fire started in one of the plane's engines. No one was injured in the incident, and the fire was rapidly put out. Yesterday, Dawn Roberts told the Manchester Evening News that holidaymakers who travelled on the flight were yet to receive their luggage, five days on from the incident. READ MORE: £32 hidden charge warning for Amazon shoppers She said: "The main thing for me is that I have not got my luggage back and they don't seem to care. I've had to buy new clothes and toiletries for me and my kids as most of it was in our bags. "The luggage still hasn't arrived and I have had nothing in the way of compensation for all the things I've had to buy since we've been back. They have told me it could take up to seven days but I don't understand why it's taking so long." Fire engines at the scene of a plane fire at Manchester Airport (Image: Matt Capstick) Dawn was sitting at the front of the aircraft with her husband and two children, aged nine and 13, when they realised something was wrong with the plane. She said: "I went over to disembark and the phone on the plane was ringing. "I could tell something was wrong because the cabin crew were really whispering.

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. "I looked out of the window and I could see smoke everywhere. My kids were terrified and now don't want to get on a plane again." When approached for comment, a TUI spokesperson said passengers had been sent a form to fill out and 'should receive their luggage within seven working days.' Fire crews were scrambled to the arrival stand after the plane suffered a 'technical fault' and were pictured dousing the plane with water - with smoke seen bellowing out of the right engine. A TUI spokesperson confirmed the aircraft was met by the fire service following a 'technical fault' on arrival. They added that no injuries had been reported. In a previous statement, a spokesperson said: "We can confirm flight TOM2609 from Mahon to Manchester, which was operated by an airline partner, experienced a technical fault on arrival to the stand and was met by the fire service. We are in contact with the airline to get information about the incident and to confirm when the aircraft can return to service. "The safety of our passengers and crews on partner airlines always remains our highest priority. The aircraft was completely safe to land, and all passengers have been disembarked. "We understand how unsettling it can be when an aircraft is met by emergency services so we will continue to offer our full support. We’d like to apologise to all customers for the inconvenience and thank them for their patience and understanding at this time." NEWSLETTER: Sign up for CheshireLive email direct to your inbox here READ NEXT: DVLA warning to drivers over certain age about licence renewal Chester is the most beautiful city in the world, according to science Crewe chippy manager's 'heartbreak' after car crashes into shop Crewe chippy manager's 'heartbreak' after car crashes into shop Cheshire man, 54, killed in car crash in Holmes Chapel Cheshire town where the rubbish bins say 'thank you' for using them

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