A PLANE carrying U.K foreign secretary Boris Johnson was forced to make an emergency landing due to a technical fault.
Flights to and from Luton airport were grounded while emergency services dealt with the situation.
According to sources familiar with the situation ,the RAF passenger jet had suffered a technical fault understood to be an issue with the plane’s hydraulics.
A Foreign Office spokesman is quoted as saying : “There was a technical issue on the RAF flight on Sunday afternoon carrying the foreign secretary and his officials from London to Brussels that required the aircraft to land at Luton airport.“
The foreign secretary praised the RAF crew for their professionalism and expressed his gratittude to Luton airport for the brief, unscheduled welcome.
After a delay, the foreign secretary continued on his way to Brussels via alternative means.”