Ash victims speak to Heart

22 April 2010, 16:40 | Updated: 22 April 2010, 17:15

We've been speaking to people from Oxfordshire who are stuck around the world because of the volcanic ash crisis.

Fiona Purnell - Brackley

Fiona was due to fly back from a holiday in Orlando, Florida on Sunday 18 April 2010.  She's part of a party of 11, and she's even had to cancel her son's birthday party back in the UK.

Fiona Purnell from Brackley

Grant Powles - Wantage

Grant spent ten days in Sharm-el-Sheikh in Egypt and was due to fly back on Sunday 18 April 2010.  As a self-employed personal trainer, he's been losing money for every day he's been unable to return to the UK.

Grant Powles from Wantage

Stephen Fallon - Harwell, nr Didcot

Stephen and his wife Helen were supposed to have flown back from Tenerife on Thursday 15 April - the day flights were banned because of the volcanic ash cloud.  The crisis means they've had their holiday extended by more than a week.

Stephen Fallon from Harwell

Nicola Howse - Didcot

Nicola and her partner were due to fly out to Turkey on Saturday 17 April 2010.  This was cancelled because of the restrictions put on flights.

Nicola Howse from Didcot


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