Police confirm Schiphol plane was not hijacked

File image of Schiphol airport in Amsterdam
File image of Schiphol airport in Amsterdam Photo: PA

Dutch police have confirmed that the Schiphol plane was not hijacked and that there was a mis-communication, according to Dutch news agency ANP.

The plane landed at Amsterdam Schiphol airport, and the airport have confirmed that police did board the plane to search it.

The company which owns the plane Vueling denied reports that the plane was hijacked and said that the reports were due to mis-communication between the pilot and control tower.

Michiel Hartzuikerfrom Dutch news agency NOS told ITV News that security forces were, "taking no risks" in their response: