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The Pakistan International Airlines plane that has been diverted from Manchester Airport to Stansted is carrying 297 passengers, Reuters reported.
A Pakistan International Airlines passenger flight has been diverted from Manchester Airport to Stansted. No reason has been given so far.
This flight tracker appears to show flight PIA709 moving dramatically off its course and heading south towards London.
Essex Police has confirmed the plane diverted to Stansted Airport has now landed:
Essex Police said its officers are responding after "an incident" occurred on a plane:
No further details were given.
An RAF Typhoon jet has been launched to investigate an incident involving a civilian aircraft in UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence said today. Reports said the aircraft is a Pakistani passenger plane which has been diverted from Manchester to Stansted.
The aircraft, which is still in the air, is a Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane which was flying from Pakistan to Manchester, a Manchester Airport spokesman said.