Ascension Island: 'We are stranded here'
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Ascension Island: 'We are stranded here'

In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean resides the tip of an old volcano called Ascension Island.

The British overseas territory of Ascension Island is home to 800 people. And now it is even more cut off than it used to be after weekly flights linking the island to the UK were stopped.

Caroline Yon, who is resident on the island, says planes stopped because "the runway needs replacing". She says it is now so fragile the airplanes can't land.

  • 04 Jul 2017
  • From the section World
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