UK military: RAF Typhoon jet launched over incident with civilian aircraft

Published May 24, 2013

| Associated Press

Britain's Ministry of Defense says a Typhoon jet has been launched to investigate an incident involving a civilian aircraft.

The defense ministry said the Typhoon launched Friday from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, eastern England. It declined to provide further details.

British media reported the flight was a Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane flying to Manchester, England

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