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Chaos has erupted at Gatwick Airport with passengers stranded on grounded planes queueing for the runway.

Planes are being diverted after an plane, probably from British Airways, stalled on the busy runway on the London airport this afternoon.

Pictures and movies posted on-line present a queue of plane caught on the tarmac as they look forward to the issue to be resolved. Meanwhile footage has emerged exhibiting a number of fireplace engines racing to the scene.

Gatwick has confirmed the runway has now been cleared, nevertheless it stays unclear what the impression of the disruption can be with a number of flights already diverted.

Travel professional Simon Calder informed TalkTV that the chaos arrives on the “the busiest day of the year so far for aviation.”