Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Jourdan in Twitter Storm after Heathrow Flight Is Diverted to Newcastle

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Jourdan in Twitter Storm after Heathrow Flight Is Diverted to Newcastle

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Byline: Michael Howie, Benedict Moore-Bridger

MODEL Jourdan Dunn was at the centre of a Twitter row after complaining that her flight to Heathrow had been diverted to Newcastle because of the storms.

Dunn, 23, was travelling from New York with some of fashion's biggest names, including fellow model Georgia May Jagger, to London Fashion Week. But the passengers found themselves temporarily stranded in the North- East after Friday's storm prevented the plane from landing in the capital. The Virgin Atlantic travellers were offered a six-hour coach transfer to London. US Vogue editor Anna Wintour's flight was also diverted by the weather.

Dunn tweeted: "So my plane got diverted to Newcastle last night what a NIGHTMARE!"

When another Twitter user asked "what's wrong with Newcastle?" she replied: "Nothing I just wanted to be home after a very early + delayed flight from NY."

Comedienne Sarah Millican also joined in: "So Anna Wintour's plane was diverted to Newcastle & folk think that's hilarious. …

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