VIDEO: Virgin flight VS43 makes emergency landing at Gatwick

There were dramatic scenes in the sky today as a Virgin 747 with a ‘technical fault’ made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport.

The plane, which was bound for Las Vegas, had been circling for four hours after it took off from Gatwick.

Picture by Michele Sanders SUS-141229-173127001

Picture by Michele Sanders SUS-141229-173127001

Breaking news: Virgin plane circles low over Haywards Heath

New: Virgin flight lands at Gatwick

Update: VS43 passenger decribes experience as ‘quite traumatic’