Flight diverts in security alert

An Easyjet flight from Hamburg to Luton has been diverted to Stansted over a security alert, it has been reported.

Security scare on easy Jet flight was false alarm

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.

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Stansted Airport release security statement

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.”

– Spokesperson, Stansted Airport

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