The plane was escorted by two RAF Typhoon fighter jets to the airport following an what was described as an incident on board
An Egyptair plane from Cairo to New York has landed at Glasgow Prestwick Airport after being diverted.
BBC producer Nada Tawfik, a passenger on board, said she saw a note with the words “I’ll set this plane on fire” and a seat number.
Egypt Air flight 985 – which was travelling to JFK International Airport – touched down at around 14:30 BST.
The Ministry of Defence confirmed that RAF Typhoon aircraft were called following an “incident on board”.