Jets scram­bled.

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Two Greek F-16 fighter jets were scram­bled to es­cort an El Al Boe­ing 747 en route to Tel Aviv from New York yes­ter­day morn­ing af­ter an anony­mous tip-off about an ex­plo­sive de­vice on board. The two jets were scram­bled af­ter the Is­raeli plane en­tered Greek air space. It had also been es­corted by two Swiss F18 jets af­ter en­ter­ing Swiss air space. The flight landed safely at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gu­rion Airport, where a check was con­ducted but no ex­plo­sives were found.

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