Two in court charged with endangering aircraft

THE PIA at the centre of the drama. Credit: ITV News

Two men will appear in court charged with endangering an aircraft after a passenger jet was diverted to Stansted Airport in Essex.

A RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort the Pakistan Airways Boeing 777 flight to Stansted.

Taxi driver Tayyab Subhani, 30, and restaurant worker Mohammed Safdar, 41, both from Nelson in Lancashire, will appear before Chelmsford magistrates.

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Two charged over diverted Stansted jet

A diverted Pakistani International Airlines plane has been escorted into Stansted airport in Essex by military jets. Two men have been charged.