Hundreds of passengers flying from East Midlands Airport took off from the airport, but their luggage stayed behind.

The passengers flying from the airport didn’t know a technical issue meant their bags did not board the flight. The airport has apologised for the issue and said the fault is now fixed. However, travellers were furious about the incident and took to social media to blast the airport.

One blogger wrote: “Absolute chaos for all flights leaving from East Midlands Airport today, failure of baggage belts and numerous flights leaving without bags, ground crew at arrival airports next to uselessRead more