MIPIM gets off to a bumpy start for Manchester delegation
The MIPIM conference got off to a bumpy start for the delegates from Manchester.
The Manchester flight carrying top officials and business leaders from the city was buffeted by heavy winds and had to be diverted to Genoa seconds before it was due land at Nice Airport.
People on board the flight said that many passengers were in tears as the flight approached Nice.
Heavy winds meant that the plane was swerving from side to side and the pilot decided it was not safe to land seconds before he was due to touch down.
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