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Hijacked Ethiopian Airlines' flight lands in Geneva: reports

English.news.cn   2014-02-17 14:32:32

GENEVA, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- A hijacked Ethiopian Airlines' flight landed early Monday at Geneva International Airport, but the situation on the plane was still unclear, according to multiple reports.

The Boeing 767-300 flight from Addis Abba to Milan via Rome was forced to proceed to the Geneva airport, according to AirlineReporter.com, an industry news blog.

Both the airport and airline confirmed the plane had touched down at the airport. And the airline said all passengers and crew on board are currently safe.

Earlier reports said the flight sent out a signal of being hijacked while flying over Sudan.

Related:

Turkish special forces seize would-be hijacker on plane, no casualties

ISTANBUL, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Turkish Special Task forces on Friday entered a passenger plane and arrested a Ukrainian man who attempted to hijack the plane to divert it to Sochi, Russia, where the Winter Olympics Games are taking place.

All the passengers on board the flight are safe, according to Turkish official. Full story

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