Man Who Allegedly Tried Sochi Plane Hijack Detained

February 7, 2014 Updated Feb 7, 2014 at 6:47 PM EDT

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Man Who Allegedly Tried Sochi Plane Hijack Detained

February 7, 2014 Updated Feb 7, 2014 at 6:47 PM EDT

A Ukrainian passenger accused of trying to hijack an Istanbul-bound plane to Sochi, Russia is reported to have been detained.

NTV television says an F-16 fighter plane was scrambled as soon as the pilot signalled there was a hijacking attempt. Find out more about this story by watching the video below.

 

 

 

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