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Passenger fumes after 68 are delayed for the sake of one

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A PASSENGER on a Flybe flight between Jersey and Guernsey was outraged when it turned back to pick up somebody it had left behind.

A PASSENGER on a Flybe flight between Jersey and Guernsey was outraged when it turned back to pick up somebody it had left behind.

Dennis Merrett (pictured) was on the triangular flight that runs between Gatwick and the Channel Islands on Sunday when the captain announced, after setting off for Guernsey, that the aeroplane would be returning to Jersey as one passenger had been left behind.

'Why reroute when the journey to Guernsey was half done and the mistake unavoidable?' said Mr Merrett.

A spokeswoman for the airline said the safety of its passengers and crew was its number one priority and that had at no time been compromised during the flight.

'This decision was made to satisfy regulations in reconciling what appeared to be a paper document discrepancy that in no way was connected to any issues related to safety and security.

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