LIVE: Rwanda migrant plane prepares for take off
BOSCOMBE - Plane understood to be the charter due to carry asylum seekers to Rwanda on tarmac
Legal challenges by four asylum seekers set to be deported on a flight to Rwanda tonight have been rejected.
A Boeing 767-300 stands ready on a Ministry of Defence runway at Boscombe Down in Amesbury to take the first migrants to the east African country tonight.
A Kurdish man had his bid to prevent his removal to Rwanda rejected by the High Court this afternoon by Mr Justice Smith, who also refused him permission to appeal.
Challenges by three other asylum seekers were rejected earlier in the day.
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