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A plane which made an emergency landing in Scotland following security fears is back in the air, Police Scotland announced.
The aircraft was travelling between Egypt and the US when it was diverted yesterday after a seemingly threatening note was found in a toilet.
Following an "extensive search" of the plane by police officers overnight, the Egyptair flight was allowed to continue its journey this morning.
A spokesman said: "Officers from Police Scotland have carried out an extensive search of the aircraft resulting in no suspicious items being found.
"Passengers and crew are now aboard and the aircraft is continuing its flight to New York.
"Officers continue to investigate the circumstances of the incident".
Passengers on the Egyptair flight that was diverted to Glasgow have been taken to a holding area, one of them told ITV News.
The police are reportedly waiting for more Arabic speakers to arrive to conduct interviews.
The passengers of the Egyptair flight are now leaving the aircraft, passenger Carol Gable has told ITV News.
Each passenger is being patted down and questioned by two police officers before they are allowed to leave the plane.
A BBC producer who says she discovered a threatening note that led to an Egyptair flight being diverted to Glasgow Prestwick Airport gave this account of her experience:
Police have confirmed that a plane was diverted to Glasgow Prestwick Airport because a suspicious note was found on the plane. A spokeswoman said:
The BBC reports that one of its producers, who was on board an Egyptair flight that was diverted to Glasgow Prestwick Airport, found a threatening note in the plane's toilet.
According to the employee, named as New York producer Nada Tawfik, the note said: "I'll set this plane on fire".
An Egyptair flight from Cairo to New York has been diverted to Prestwick Airport in Glasgow where it landed safely at 2:25pm.
A spokesman for the airport could not give details on why the flight had been diverted, but advised that it was "business as usual" at the airport.
The Boeing 777 has been moved from the runway and police are in attendance, he added.
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TV producer Carol Gable was on board the Egyptair flight that was diverted to Glasgow Prestwick Airport. This is her account.