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Holidaymakers avoided a long delay to their flight home when a passenger fixed a mechanical problem with their plane.
Passengers on Thomas Cook flight TCX9641 from Menorca were told to expect an eight-hour wait while an engineer was flown out from the UK.
One passenger then identified himself as a qualified aircraft engineer and offered to try to remedy the fault.
He was successful, and the plane landed in Glasgow only 35 minutes late.
A spokeswoman for Thomas Cook said the company followed strict procedures to ensure the man was qualified to work on the aircraft, a Boeing 757-200,