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.