Passengers on a Thomas Cook flight were left on a hot plane at Manchester Airport for almost four hours before it was cancelled.
The flight had been due to fly to Kos in Greece on Sunday at 1.55pm, but a technical fault meant there was a delay.
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Workers attempted to fix the problem, which occurred on flight DE1724, on German airline Condor, part of the Thomas Cook group. But, after three and a half hours, the 275 passengers were told the flight would have to be cancelled.
According to Travel Mole, Andrew Whitehead, 53, from Oldham, said: "It was awful. It was absolutely roasting outside so you can imagine how hot and stuffy it was on the plane."
Passengers were put up in a hotel on Sunday night with a view to continuing their journey on Monday.
Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, a Thomas Cook spokesman said: "We're extremely sorry to our customers for this delay which was due to a technical issue.
"Unfortunately it transpired it was not repairable today (Sunday).