LATEST: BUSTED singer Charlie Simpson has inadvertently become embroiled in an airport scandal after he was allowed to board a plane without photo identification.

A starstruck employee of London's Stansted Airport is facing disciplinary action after agreeing to let the CRASHED THE WEDDING heart-throb through the security gates on Saturday (18DEC04), despite having no driving licence or passport.

However, strict airport laws in the aftermath of the September 11 (01) terrorist attacks stipulate that Simpson - who was travelling to Dublin - should never have been issued with a boarding pass.

A spokesman for budget airline RYANAIR says, "All Ryanair passengers must provide a valid form of ID, as per our terms and conditions."

23/12/2004 17:41