RAF Fighter escorts passenger plane into Stansted Airport

An RAF Fighter has escorted a Ryanair flight into Stansted Airport

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RAF fighter jets escort passenger plane into Stansted

The RAF has confirmed that it sent fighter jets to escort a passenger aircraft into Stansted Airport this morning.

It's after a security incident involving a Ryanair flight.

Flights to and from the airport were on hold while the planes landed.

The flight was initially heading to Luton before it was diverted to Stansted.

Earlier a loud bang was reported in Suffolk - with police confirming it was thought to be a "sonic boom".

Flights from the airport are now back to normal.

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