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Bad weather forces Red Arrows to cancel Glasgow flypast, but Ayr Airshow display still scheduled

The Red Arrows (Ross Crae / DC Thomson)
The Red Arrows (Ross Crae / DC Thomson)

A GLASGOW flypast by the Red Arrows has been cancelled due to bad weather.

Hundreds had lined the banks of the Clyde to witness the iconic display jets soar over the Glasgow Science Centre, where an exhibition celebrating the RAF’s centenary is taking place.

Bell’s Bridge and the Millennium Bridge were also packed with spectators who were left disappointed as the flypast was called off.

Spectators on the Millennium Bridge (Ross Crae / DC Thomson)

The Red Arrows were due to arrive from the east, flying west over the city and turning left near Ibrox Stadium before heading south again.

They’re scheduled to make an appearance at the Scottish International Airshow over Ayr at around 5:40pm.

They’d already wowed crowds at Bournemouth’s airshow earlier this afternoon.

The Glasgow Science Centre display is part of the RAF100 Aircraft tour, with five planes being exhibited.

Visitors can get up close with a Sopwith Snipe, Spitfire, Harrier and Typhoon and can also sit in the cockpit of a Lightning stealth combat jet.