Tag: hijacking

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces
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Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and ... Read More

Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board
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Armed man attempts to hijack Dubai-bound plane, opens fire on board

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019

Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane bound for Dubai was forced to make an emergency landing in Chittagong, Bangladesh after a hijacking ... Read More

‘Attempted hijacking’: Aeroflot passenger demands to be flown to Afghanistan
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‘Attempted hijacking’: Aeroflot passenger demands to be flown to Afghanistan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019

Russian Aeroflot Flight SU1515 was forced to make an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to hijack the aircraft, demanding ... Read More

Pirates kill four Americans on hijacked yacht
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Pirates kill four Americans on hijacked yacht

editor editor- February 23, 2011

A round-the-world boating adventure ended tragically Tuesday for four Americans, whom pirates fatally shot after capturing their yacht in the ... Read More

Somali airline passengers foil hijacking attempt
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Somali airline passengers foil hijacking attempt

editor editor- November 3, 2009

MOGADISHU, Somalia — A Somali airline official says two men have failed in an attempt to hijack an airplane. Read More

Mexican federal police storms the plane, ends hijacking
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Mexican federal police storms the plane, ends hijacking

editor editor- September 10, 2009

MEXICO CITY – A jetliner from the beach resort of Cancun was briefly hijacked as it landed in Mexico City ... Read More

Rebels free train passengers in eastern India
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Rebels free train passengers in eastern India

editor editor- April 22, 2009

PATNA, India – Suspected Maoist rebels hijacked a train with hundreds of passengers aboard in a remote area in eastern ... Read More

Gunman holds crew on passenger jet in Jamaica
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Gunman holds crew on passenger jet in Jamaica

editor editor- April 20, 2009

KINGSTON – A gunman was holding five crew members on a commercial jet in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on Monday after ... Read More

Airline hijack fears are allayed
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Airline hijack fears are allayed

editor editor- February 8, 2008

Aviation officials yesterday played down fears following a reported terrorist threat to hijack a flight from India to the Gulf. ... Read More

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