RAF Fighter escorts passenger plane into Stansted Airport

An RAF Fighter has escorted a Ryanair flight into Stansted Airport

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Ryanair flight lands safely at Stansted after security alert

Passengers have been led away from the Ryanair flight that was escorted into Stansted this morning by an RAF Typhoon after a security scare.

Armed police were waiting on the runway for the aircraft that landed safely. It was on route from Kaunas in Lithuania to Luton when the alarm was raised.

Flights were held for ten minutes at Stansted but are now operating normally again.

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