Woman arrested for 'sparking hijack alert trying to open Jet2 cockpit door' on bail

A WOMAN arrested after allegedly sparking a hijack alert while dashing for the cockpit of a Jet2 plane - forcing the RAF to scramble two Typhoon fighter jets to escort it - has been released on bail.

Jet2 said there had been an "extremely disruptive passenger" on board its flight from Stansted to Dalaman in Turkey on Saturday, forcing the aircraft to return to the Essex airport.

The two Typhoon fighter jets caused a sonic boom as they escorted the plane back to Stansted Airport, prompting people to call 999 as they feared there had been an explosion.

One man described the noise as a "huge bang" which "nearly blew my window out".

A spokesperson for Essex Police said: "A...
source: Daily Star

2019-06-24 13:29
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