Two Typhoons took off to escort a Ryanair flight to London Stansted.
Two RAF Typhoons have been scrambled from RAF Coningsby on a QRA. A RAF KC3 has also been launched from Brize Norton.
Ryanair flight # from Vienna to London Stansted triggered due to suspicious objects discovered in a lavatory.
The Lauda A320 (reg. OE-LMB) has been parked in a remote are. Armed police boarded the plane to arrest two men.
Police said in a statement: “Counter Terrorism Policing officers from the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit have this evening detained two men under Schedule seven of the Terrorism Act (2000).
“A 34-year-old man from Kuwait and a 48-year-old man from Italy were detained at London Stansted Airport, Essex, shortly after 7pm after arriving on a flight from Vienna, Austria.
UPDATE Two arrested at London Stansted Airport released no charge.