Plane escorted to airport by jets

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Published: Thursday 2nd April 2015 by The News Editor

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An aircraft has landed safely after being escorted into Prestwick Airport by Typhoon jets.

Police and other emergency services attended at the airport in Ayrshire, in the west of Scotland, for what was described as a major incident.

A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said an Italian civilian aircraft was escorted to Prestwick by jets from Lossiemouth after it lost communications.

She said the aircraft landed safely and the incident was over.

Police Scotland tweeted: “Police and emergency services present at Prestwick Airport after plane landed safely under escort as safety precaution.”

Published: Thursday 2nd April 2015 by The News Editor

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