December 7 2013 Latest news:
Friday, September 20, 2013
Two people have been arrested after a plane bound for Heathrow was diverted to Stansted Airport.
The incident happened at 7.30pm on Friday as the Sri Lankan Airlines A330 airbus changed course and landed at the Essex airport.
An Essex Police spokesman said: “It landed at just after 7.30pm. Essex Police officers boarded the aircraft and arrested two men on suspicion of endangering an aircraft.
“The passengers have been removed safely. Enquiries are ongoing.”