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COPY-Passenger plane diverted after security alert

LONDON British police have sent a passenger plane to a Scottish airport in what they describe as an ongoing incident.

British authorities cite a security alert.

Police say the airport about 30 miles from Glasgow is closed and planes are being diverted to other airports.

Britain's Press Association says the passengers have exited the jet.

Two Royal Air Force jets escorted the plane.

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