UK: Passenger jet lands safely after warning

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reported the pilot had received some information of a possible device on board. Police later tweeted that a passenger had been arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat. Credit: YouTube/Denis Phillips">

LONDON (AP) — Police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat after a Qatar Airways flight landed with a military fighter escort at Britain's Manchester Airport.

There were 269 passengers and 13 crew on board Qatar Airways Flight 23 from Doha, Qatar, which made a safe landing on Tuesday after the pilot received a warning of a possible device on board.

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