Two men arrested after plane makes emergency landing at Stansted
- Credit: Archant
Two men have been arrested in connection with a security alert aboard a plane that diverted to Stansted Airport.
A Ryanair flight from Krakow to Dublin was forced to make an emergency landing at the Essex airport on Monday evening.
Two fighter jets were reportedly dispatched after air control briefly lost contact with the crew on the Ryanair plane.
Following investigations on the aircraft, Essex Police established there was nothing suspicious on board.
The plane has now been handed back to Stansted Airport and the airline.
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Essex Police later confirmed two men, aged 47 and 26, were arrested on suspicion of making threats to endanger an aircraft.
The pair remain in custody.
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