CHOGM Arrivals day.
Very lucky to have this rare bird in the sunshine. A few rays coming through a hole in the clouds while it was backtracking. CHOGM 2015 Nigerian Presidential Aircraft.
"NGR01" backtracking runway 31 after CHOGM. (1920 pix)
G7 summit traffic.
Arriving at Manchester for the second time that day after a malfunction with its transponder prevented it from the next stage of its delivery flight to Nigeria.
After returning to Manchester with a malfunctioning transponder the pilots shut down the aircraft
Heading to depart Manchester, the aircraft would later be back after failing to get the transponder working.
Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet passing through Manchester this morning on a delivery flight from Keflavik