'Significant' delays expected at Stansted Airport

Eurocontrol, Europe's air navigation safety watchdog, said "significant" delays are expected at Stansted Airport following an "incident with a 777 declaring an emergency":

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Significant #flightdelay also at London Stansted - incident with a 777 declaring an emergency. http://t.co/gc5cWUF92d

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Two arrested on diverted flight

Essex Police have arrested two men on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after a Pakistan International Airlines plane was diverted from Manchester to Stansted. Two RAF Typhoon jets were scrambled to escort the passenger jet to the ground.