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Qatar plane surrounded by emergency services vehicles

A Qatar Airways plane, which was escorted to Manchester Airport by an RAF jet, is surrounded by emergency services vehicles.

A passenger at the airport tweeted:

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#manchesterairport Plane surrounded at airport! Inside the terminal you wouldn't know anything was going on! http://t.co/83XUplC9uQ

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Photo shows Qatar Airways plane escorted by RAF jet

A photo published on Twitter by user @RamiAlLolah shows clearly the Qatari Airways plane being escorted into land at Manchester Airport by an RAF jet.

Read: Police 'dealing with emergency' at Manchester airport

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GMP: Safety of those on board 'our paramount concern'

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A plane escorted into @manairport by RAF has landed. Police and airport staff currently dealing with situation as an emergency.

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CS O'Hare: "Safety of those on board as well as those in & around airport our paramount concern."

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