Then the pilot filed a new flight plan and it was allowed to leave. The end.
Despite lots of 24/7 news channels' "breaking news" reporting, a routine bureaucratic glitch was corrected. End of Story. Nothing to do with ISIS or Iraq, just normal routine.
'Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?'
'To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.'
'The dog did nothing in the night-time.'
'That was the curious incident,' remarked Sherlock Holmes.
—Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Silver Blaze