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UK Military Jet Launched To Probe Civilian Plane

8:35 AM, May 24, 2013   |    comments
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LONDON (AP) - 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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