England Scrambles Jets to Escort Pakistani Plane Heading to Manchester …Update: Two Arrested

England scrambled jets to escort a Pakistani passenger plane into British airspace.
The Jerusalem Post reported:

Britain scrambled fighter jets on Friday to escort a Pakistani International Airlines plane carrying 297 passengers from Lahore after it was diverted from Manchester, a spokesman for the Defence Ministry said.

UPDATE: The aircraft has landed.

UPDATE: Two men were arrested.

 
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