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Skip to comments.Fighter Jets Scrambled To Passenger Plane
Posted on 05/24/2013 6:22:43 AM PDT by RummyChick
RAF fighter jets have escorted a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft from Manchester Airport to Stansted Airport.
The airline has confirmed it is for security reasons. There are understood to be 297 passengers on board.
The plane was heading west towards Manchester when it was suddenly re-routed near York and headed back out to the North Sea, before travelling south to Stansted.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...
Plane ‘On Fire’ Flying Over Central London
They probably noticed some Ammish terrorists aboard.
The UK must have advanced capabilities that the US does not have.
One of the excuses for why we failed to provide help to Benghazi is that it takes us a day or two to scramble a jet — and since there just wasn’t that kind of time, we just sat and watched.
The only good Muslim is......
I was getting in the shower when I saw this.
I just got out.
What’s going on?
oh no, UK media quickly pointed out this was not a terrorist attack...
Essex Police has boarded a passenger plane diverted to Stansted Airport and two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft.
They have been removed from the plane.
Police and partners are continuing to respond
A further update will be released as soon as possible
Disruptive passenger is all!
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