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Jets Escort Qatar Airways Plane into Manchester Airport After Bomb Threat

Britain scrambled two fighter jets on Tuesday to escort a Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after the pilot reported a possible explosive device on board. A passenger was later arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat. The incident, which prompted the authorities to close the northern England airport for 25 minutes, briefly raised fears of a terrorism attack. Qatar Airways said the Airbus A330-300 plane was flight QR23 from Doha to Manchester with 269 passengers and...

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