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RAF jets escort diverted passenger plane after reported bomb threat

Picture taken with permission from the Twitter feed of DinoGoel showing activity at London's Stansted Airport around an Air India Boeing 777 aircraft which was flying from Mumbai to Newark in the US before it turned round and landed at the airport after a reported bomb threat. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 27, 2019. See PA story AIR Stansted. Photo credit should read: DinoGoel/PA Wire

By Ted Hennessey, PA A passenger plane has been escorted by two RAF Typhoon jets to London Stansted Airport after a reported bomb threat. The jets were launched from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire to escort the Air India Boeing 777 civilian aircraft, which was flying from Mumbai to Newark in the US. Air India had...

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