No terror link to plane diversion

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Stansted Airport, police have said. Officers said the investigation was a criminal matter rather than a terrorism inquiry.

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Duo arrested after plane diversion are British nationals

Two men who were arrested after a plane was forced to take an emergency landing at Stansted Airport yesterday evening are both British nationals, Essex Police has said.

One of the men, aged 49, is being treated for a medical condition, not an injury, in hospital, while the other, aged 57, is in custody at Harlow police station.

Police said both will be interviewed by detectives.

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