A blunder led to a flight destined for Germany arriving in Edinburgh on Monday morning.
As reported in Edinburgh Live, the WDL Aviation aircraft set off from London City Airport at 7.47am on Monday and was due to land in Dusseldorf.
However the crew were given an incorrect flight plan and instead made an unscheduled arrival in the Scots capital at about 9am.
WDL were operating the flight on a wet lease for BA CityFlyer.
Some passengers on the flight took to social media to query what had gone wrong.
Twitter user Son Tran posted: “Can you please explain how can my morning flight taking off from LCY to Dusseldorf land in Edinburgh?
“While an interesting concept, I don’t think anyone on board has signed up for this mystery travel lottery.”
@British_Airways can you please explain how can my morning flight taking off from LCY to Dusseldorf land in Edinburgh 😅? While an interesting concept, I don't think anyone on board has signed up for this mystery travel lottery… #BA3271 #frequenttravel #britishairways
— Son Tran (@sontrantuan) March 25, 2019
@British_Airways What on earth happened to BA3271 LCY-DUS this morning? The flight went straight to Edinburgh, everyone on the plane wanted to go to Germany, no explanation offered…
— Piotr Pomienski (@denshigishi) March 25, 2019
A British Airways spokesman said: “We are working with WDL Aviation, who operated this flight on behalf of British Airways, to establish why the incorrect flight plan was filed.
“We have apologised to customers for this interruption to their journey and will be contacting them all individually.”
The plane then set off from Edinburgh to Dusseldorf at 10.30am.