Stranded pilgrim pensioners due home

MOST of the pensioners left stranded when Easyjet cancelled their return flight from Portugal are due home on Sunday.

Sunday, 29th October 2017, 9:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 4:34 am
The group were left stranded when their flight was cancelled.

The airline said all but nine of the group from the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh, would be back in Scotland today.

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A total of 83 members of the group, who had been on a religious trip to the holy site of Fatima, say they were left abandoned after an initial delay turned into a cancellation on Thursday.

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And among the anxiety, one of the pensioners took ill and had to be taken to hospital.