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Self-described 'gaming addict' chronicles midair bomb threat, RAF fighter plane escort

Josh Hartley, a self-described "gaming addict," was aboard a Qatar Airways flight today that a Royal Air Force fighter jet escorted back to Manchester, U.K. for an emergency landing after a reported bomb threat hoax.

Hartley's Twitter account includes several images of the incident, including the photograph above of the RAF fighter plane escort. Below, you'll find his Instagram video of the same.

"An incoming plane has been escorted into the airport by the Royal Air Force as a result of information received by the pilot about a possible device on board," The Express quotes Chief Superintendent John O'Hare of the Greater Manchester Police saying.

Hartley's social media accounts testify to his love of gaming, with his Twitter bio describing him as "British, PSN and PC gamer. geek, nerd, full time savior of galaxies." You can check out his videos for games like Battlefield 3, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim on his YouTube channel.

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