#JustIn: Egyptian Plane Carrying 81 Passengers Hijacked

The Logical Indian

March 29th, 2016 / 1:16 PM

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#JustIn: As per EgyptAir Airline and Egyptian govt. sources a Domestic Flight traveling from Alexandria to Cairo is hijacked by an armed hijacker and has been forced to land at Larnaca airport, Cyprus. A statement from the Egyptian aviation authority said there are 81 passengers on board and five crew members.

The hijacker has released everyone except the crew and four foreign passengers. According to a statement by pilot Omar al-Gammal, he had informed authorities that he was threatened by a passenger who possessed a suicide belt and forced him to land in Larnaca.


The Logical Indian hopes for the safety of the passengers.


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