Airline passengers have been treated to an impromptu fiddle concert at 30,000ft on a flight from China to the UK.

The Scottish Fiddle Orchestra staged the unplanned performance on a British Airways aircraft returning from Beijing.

Fifteen members of the 64-strong orchestra entertained customers and crew as they returned from a three-week tour of cities across China.

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Angela Large, who was in charge of the flight's cabin crew, said the orchestra's musical director asked if they could play to mark the end of their tour.

She said: "We had a huge number of Chinese customers on board the flight, many of whom had seen the orchestra on television during their tour, and were very keen to hear them play."