Man Who Tried Sochi Plane Hijack Detained

Published at 5:21 p.m. on February 7, 2014 | Modified at 5:21 p.m. on February 7, 2014

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. (Feb. 7)

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