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EYES ON LONDON: A scrambled jet and careless tweet

Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___FIGHTER JET SCRAMBLEDFalse alarm. But alarming nonetheless.Britain's Ministry of Defense says it scrambled a Typhoon fighter jet after an airplane entered airspace that came too close to the Olympic area. London is already clenching up with increased security two days ahead of the opening ceremony.Typhoons are part of the Ministry of Defense's security plan for the upcoming games, which will also rely on thousands of troops, warships, surveillance aircraft and sniper-toting helicopters.The Ministry of Defense said a Typhoon was launched shortly before noon on Wednesday in response to a commercial aircraft that was not in contact with air traffic control. Communications were quickly restored and no further action was required, the ministry said.— Cassandra Vinograd — Twitter http://twitter.com/cassvinograd___WATCH WHAT YOU TWEETA Greek athlete has ...

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