BREAKING: German and Belgian fighter jets scrambled to escort passenger plane into Heathrow

A passenger plane has been intercepted by European fighter jets to be escorted into London's Heathrow Airport.

Friday, 10th March 2017, 10:32 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:09 am
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German Eurofighter jets were scrambled this morning to escort Air India flight AI171 from Ahmedabad to London Heathrow.

The Dreamliner was escorted and then Belgian F-16s joined the Air India aircraft shortly afterwards for visual contact.

The flight landed safely at Heathrow.