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Police confirm a man has been arrested after a passenger plane was diverted to London Stansted Airport under an RAF escort.
The Etihad plane was travelling from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow but was diverted when a passenger began making threats.
Two RAF fighter jets were scrambled to accompany the plane before it landed just before midday.
A 37-year-ol British national was arrested on arrival, said an Essex Police spokeswoman.
"The pilot reported a passenger causing disruption and making threats," she told reporters.
"The plane was was diverted to Stansted Airport were it landed just before midday.
"No one has been injured and the airport has been operating normally."
A Ministry of Defence spokeswoman said: "Typhoon aircraft were launching this morning to escort a passenger aircraft due to an incident on board.
"The aircraft landed safely at Stansted Airport.".