Air India flight in emergency landing at London Stansted after bomb threat

posted on 28th June 2019 by Justin Burns

Air India said yesterday (27 June) that one if its aircraft landed at London Stansted Airport on following a bomb threat.

The airline said the affected plane, flight AI 191 from Mumbai to Newark Airport in the United States, “made a precautionary landing” in the UK due to the incident.

Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter jets scrambled to intercept the aircraft, and escorted it to the airport.