Tag: hijacking

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:50 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 24, 2019 16:08 0

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

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 15:34 0

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

Pirates kill four Americans on hijacked yacht

Pirates kill four Americans on hijacked yacht

editor editor- February 23, 2011 01:46 0

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

Somali airline passengers foil hijacking attempt

Somali airline passengers foil hijacking attempt

editor editor- November 3, 2009 04:59 0

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

Mexican federal police storms the plane, ends hijacking

editor editor- September 10, 2009 02:20 0

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

Rebels free train passengers in eastern India

Rebels free train passengers in eastern India

editor editor- April 22, 2009 12:27 0

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

Gunman holds crew on passenger jet in Jamaica

Gunman holds crew on passenger jet in Jamaica

editor editor- April 20, 2009 14:03 0

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

Airline hijack fears are allayed

Airline hijack fears are allayed

editor editor- February 8, 2008 13:46 0

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

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