Two men have denied endangering an aircraft which had to be diverted to Stansted following an alert.
Tayyab Subhani, 30, and Mohammed Safdar, 41, both of Nelson in Lancashire, appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court today.
They were on a Pakistan International Airways flight originally bound for Manchester Airport when the alleged incident took place in May.
The aircraft was forced to land at the Essex airport.
The pair are expected to face trial in November.
A man is standing trial for the murder of a Peterbourgh woman more than 30 years ago.
Prosecution has described Paul Taylor as "sexual predator" willing to use violence to get his own way.
Taylor's been charged with 3 counts of rape, 1 attempted rape, 1 buggery, 1 indecent assault and 1 murder, against 4 separate women from 1979 and 1980.
The trial is expected to last for 8 weeks.
The jury of 8 women and 4 men has been sworn in.
Taylor denies the charges.
A "sexual predator" who targeted young women committed a violent murder which went unsolved for more than 30 years, a prosecutor has said.
A murder trial has begun 32 years after the discovery of a woman's body in a shallow grave near Peterborough.
David Oakes from Braintree, who is accused of murdering his ex-partner Christine Chambers and her two-year-old daughter, gives evidence.