A Stansted spokesperson has released a statement after an easyJet plane was diverted to the airport.
“Stansted Airport can confirm an easyJet Airbus A319 diverted into Stansted as precautionary measure at approximately 17:30 this afternoon.
The aircraft, which was flying from Hamburg to Luton, landed safely with Essex Police in attendance. The airport is open and flights are arriving and departing as normal.”
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A cloudy and wet start in the Anglia region. Rain likely at times across all parts this afternoon, this turning thundery in the east.
Generally cloudy with some rain or heavy showers at times.
Rain easing for a time, but heavy showers possible later.