The plane made the emergency stop after a suspected bird strike during the fly past over the capital.
The ‘Arrow 6’ jet is understood to have been damaged in the incident.
Beautiful city – amazing evening for a Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team flypast over Edinburgh and to help mark The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Video by Red Arrows photographer Corporal Adam Fletcher.
It was accompanied to Edinburgh Airport by support plane ‘Arrow 9’ and landed safely.