The easy Jet flight carrying 151 passengers diverted due to a security scare was a false alarm it has been announced.
The flight EZY2324 between Hamburg and London's Luton Airport was diverted to Stansted Airport as a precautionary measure.
An Essex Policespokesman said there was no security threat.
"The aircraft landed safely at around 17:30 and on arrival was met by the police who are now on-board the aircraft," the spokeswoman said.
A Stansted spokesperson has released a statement after an easyJet plane was diverted to the airport.
– Spokesperson, Stansted 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.”
An Easyjet flight from Hamburg to Luton has been diverted to Stansted over a security alert, it has been reported.
The plane is on the ground, and the passengers remain on board. Essex Police are believed to be attending the incident.