BREAKING: NATIONAL NEWS - RAF fighter jets intercept Heathrow-bound airliner and divert it to Stansted

The Pakistan International Airlines flight was diverted to Stansted. Image courtesy of RadarBox 24
The Pakistan International Airlines flight was diverted to Stansted. Image courtesy of RadarBox 24
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Two RAF fighter jets were this afternoon scrambled to intercept a UK bound airliner after unconfirmed reports of a security threat.

The Heathrow-bound Pakistan International Airlines flight was diverted to Stansted Airport.

The flight landed safely at Stansted shortly before 3pm.

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