- Prison Planet.com - http://www.prisonplanet.com -
Two men arrested after flight from Pakistan is diverted in UK airspace
Posted By admin On May 24, 2013 @ 9:41 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled
May 24, 2013
London (CNN) — Police arrested two men Friday on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a flight from Pakistan to the United Kingdom was diverted to Stansted Airport, outside of London.
A UK fighter jet was scrambled to escort the Pakistan International Airlines flight as it was diverted from northwestern England’s Manchester Airport to Stansted.
Essex Police, which cover the area near Stansted airport, said officers had arrested the men and removed them from the plane, which had 297 passengers aboard.
An unruly passenger prompted the plane’s diversion, a top official with the airline said.
“The passenger was simply causing a disturbance on the plane and threatening passengers and staff. This is a lesson to angry passengers,” the official said.
Full story here. 
Article printed from Prison Planet.com: http://www.prisonplanet.com
URL to article: http://www.prisonplanet.com/two-men-arrested-after-flight-from-pakistan-is-diverted-in-uk-airspace.html
URLs in this post:
 CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/24/world/europe/uk-flight-diverted/index.html?hpt=hp_t2
 Amsterdam-Aruba flight diverted after bomb threat: http://www.prisonplanet.com/amsterdam-aruba-flight-diverted-after-bomb-threat.html
 American Airlines flight diverted to U.S. military airbase in Alaska after fire alarm goes off: http://www.prisonplanet.com/american-airlines-flight-diverted-to-u-s-military-airbase-in-alaska-after-fire-alarm-goes-off.html
 Hyper-paranoia in the police state: Commercial flight diverted after passengers say they don’t like in-flight movie: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hyper-paranoia-in-the-police-state-commercial-flight-diverted-after-passengers-say-they-dont-like-in-flight-movie.html
 On the Terrorist Watch List? Don’t Even Try to Fly Over the U.S.: Air France Flight Diverted Because a Journalist, Who Is Critical of U.S. Foreign Policy, Was On Board: http://www.prisonplanet.com/on-the-terrorist-watch-list-don%e2%80%99t-even-try-to-fly-over-the-us-air-france-flight-diverted-because-a-journalist-who-is-critical-of-us-foreign-policy-was-on-board.html
 Blind Interpreter Arrested, Held Without Food & Water For Hours For Asking Why Flight Was Delayed: http://www.prisonplanet.com/blind-interpreter-arrested-held-without-food-water-for-hours-for-asking-why-flight-was-delayed.html
Copyright © 2013 PrisonPlanet.com. All rights reserved.