New Bern Man Stuck in London

A man from the East is stuck in London.

Frank Vick of New Bern is in London travelling with his mother and friends. They planned to head home Saturday, but because a volcano in Iceland continues to erupt sending plumes of smoke and ash into the sky. He along with thousands of other travellers can not get a flight home because of safety reasons.

WITN Spoke on the phone with Vick Sunday. Vick says his group is hoping that they can get a flight back Tuesday.

He says they are lucky because they can stay at the hotel they were staying in before. He said for other travellers, they've been left scrambling to try and find a place.

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  • by J Location: Gville on Apr 19, 2010 at 12:02 PM
    You people are idiots. Most of the time when someone plans a trip like that, they budget out for the amount of time that they can stay. There is a possibility that him having to STAY there or ANYONE ELSE for that matter is being caused trouble financially as far as having to pay to stay longer. I agree that this really isnt a story though seeing as though he ISNT the only one stuck over there.
  • by Carmine Location: Washington on Apr 19, 2010 at 04:39 AM
    Oh please, I'd rather be stuck in London on any day. I feel so sorry for the guy. My heart is bleeding. Now, what's next?
  • by HELLO Location: New Bern on Apr 19, 2010 at 03:07 AM
    and why do I care?
  • by Dave Location: In the zone on Apr 18, 2010 at 07:27 PM
    I'd rather be stuck in London for 10 years than be in New Bern for 10 minutes.
  • by person Location: gville on Apr 18, 2010 at 06:47 PM
    Is this really a story? Yeah he isn't the only person stuck. My father in law is over in Europe stuck but that hasn't made head lines. I hope all family members make it home soon.
  • by Anon on Apr 18, 2010 at 05:59 PM
    Could someone please tell me what is news worthy of a New Bern man being stuck in London with his mother and friends. My heart is bleeding.
  • by Anonymous Location: Greenville on Apr 18, 2010 at 05:57 PM
    and in another story, Aunt Bea won the pickle contest.
  • by Anonymous on Apr 18, 2010 at 04:19 PM
    I am sorry for this man, but, the people in Iceland are facing flooding, problems with their herds, ash piling up on roofs and many other problems. See photo's at
  • by Anonymous on Apr 18, 2010 at 04:12 PM
    Wish I was stuck in London...Im so bored.

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