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Military jets escort Qatar Airways plane to Manchester Airport

A man has been arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat after military jets were called to escort a passenger plane to Manchester Airport.

The Qatar Airways plane was escorted in to land by the Royal Air Force (RAF) following information received by the pilot.

The plane involved was an Airbus A330-30, which had 269 passengers and 13 Qatar Airways crew on board.

Danny Savage reports.

  • 05 Aug 2014
  • From the section UK
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