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Passenger Plane Escorted To Airport Over 'Possible Device' On Board

 
Passenger Plane Escorted To Airport Over 'Possible Device' On Board
Posted Tuesday, August 5th 2014 @ 8am  by KTRH Affiliate FOX News

A passenger plane has landed at Manchester Airport in England after being escorted by the Royal Air Force, Manchester police confirm to Fox News.

“An incoming plane has been escorted into the airport by the Royal Air Force as a result of information received by the pilot about a possible device on board,” Police Chief Superintendent John O'Hare said.

"We don't know how genuine this threat is but it is absolutely vital we deal with the situation as a full emergency,” he added.

There are currently no takeoffs or landings at the airport, according to Sky News. Officers are responding to the scene.

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