Plane escorted to Rome resumes flight after false alarm

(AGI) Rome, Sept 14 - A Middle East Airlines plane that wasescorted to Fiumicino airport by two Italian Air Force jets onSunday took off once again after bomb disposal experts foundnothing on board. The ME214 flight from Geneva to Beirut hadrequested assistance for "problems on board", most likelysuspicious luggage. The two Eurofighter jets from the ItalianAir Force base in Grosseto broke the sound barrier at arelatively low altitude while on the way, causing sonic boomsto echo north of Rome. . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 14 - A Middle East Airlines plane that wasescorted to Fiumicino airport by two Italian Air Force jets onSunday took off once again after bomb disposal experts foundnothing on board. The ME214 flight from Geneva to Beirut hadrequested assistance for "problems on board", most likelysuspicious luggage. The two Eurofighter jets from the ItalianAir Force base in Grosseto broke the sound barrier at arelatively low altitude while on the way, causing sonic boomsto echo north of Rome. . .