London (WSYR-TV) – Two men aboard a flight from Pakistan to the United Kingdom have been arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft, after the plane was diverted and escorted by fighter jets.CNN reports
that it does not appear the incident was terror-related.
Police arrested the two men and removed them from the plane at Stansted airport outside London.
UK fighter jets escorted the Pakistan International Airlines flight, according to CNN.
It’s not clear what prompted the alert, and an airline representative told CNN he did not have details.