Three men detained after London-bound flight diverts to Germany

Three male passengers have been detained in Cologne, Germany after their easyJet flight from Ljubljana, Slovenia to London made an landing there, Cologne police said in a statement.

The aircraft landed in Cologne after passengers reported that the men were talking about “terrorist matters”, according to the statement. The men were not identified.

Police carried out security checks of the aircraft and questioned passengers after all 151 passengers were evacuated safely from the Airbus 319 aircraft using emergency slides, the airport said in a statement on its website.