Germany plane diverted for safety check on return from Iceland

"Our flight home has been diverted to Edinburgh in order to carry out a precautionary safety inspection on the plane," said a statement from the DFB on Twitter.

Germany won its Group J clash 4-0 against Iceland in Reykjavik on Wednesday.   -  AP

The plane carrying the Germany squad back from Iceland after a World Cup qualifier was diverted to Scotland for a safety inspection, the German FA said on Thursday.

"Our flight home has been diverted to Edinburgh in order to carry out a precautionary safety inspection on the plane," said a statement from the DFB on Twitter.

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"Everyone is fine and patiently waiting while the staff go about their business calmly and professionally. Another coffee it is then!"

Germany won its Group J clash 4-0 in Reykjavik on Wednesday.

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