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Tuesday, 05 August 2014 - 20:13
Military jets escort Qatar Airways plane to Manchester Airport.
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Military jets have escorted a passenger plane to Manchester Airport after reports of a possible device on board.

The Qatar Airways plane was escorted in to land by the Royal Air Force following information received by the pilot.

Greater Manchester Police said officers were treating it as a "full emergency" and armed officers have boarded the plane.

All flights in and out of the airport were suspended for about 25 minutes.







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