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Plane diverted over security fear

A plane travelling between Egypt and the US made an emergency landing in Scotland yesterday after a suspicious note was found in a toilet. The aircraft was allowed to continue its journey this morning after police found no suspicious items on board.

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Police: Plane was diverted due to suspicious note

Police have confirmed that a plane was diverted to Glasgow Prestwick Airport because a suspicious note was found on the plane. A spokeswoman said:

At around 1420 hours today an Egyptair aircraft flying from Cairo to New York was diverted to Prestwick Airport after a suspicious note was discovered on the aircraft.

There are no reports of anyone injured and police are currently making arrangements for the 326 passengers to disembark.

All passengers will then be interviewed by police.

– POLICE SCOTLAND STATEMENT

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