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The UK family drove home from Madrid after being stranded, but their flight actually left the next day. Lucky for them, dad was a lawyer.

A family left stranded in Madrid after the Icelandic ash cloud grounded planes in 2010 has won a £10,000 payout. Thousands of passengers had their flights cancelled after the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted in Iceland, making it unsafe for planes to fly.


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