Articles about Plane Hijack

Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

24 Feb 2019

World
Bangladesh: Dubai-bound flight makes emergency landing after hijack attempt

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight going to Dubai from Dhaka via Chittagong in Bangladesh made an emergency landing at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong reportedly after a hijacking attempt.

1981 Air India Flight Hijack: Delhi court acquits two accused

27 Aug 2018

India
1981 Air India Flight Hijack: Delhi court acquits two accused

A Delhi court today acquitted two men, Tajinder Pal Singh and Satnam Singh, accused of hijacking a New Delhi-Srinagar Air India flight.

China: Using fountain pen, passenger holds attendant hostage mid-air

15 Apr 2018

World
China: Using fountain pen, passenger holds attendant hostage mid-air

In a bizarre incident, a passenger used a fountain pen as a weapon to hold a flight attendant hostage on Air China's Beijing-bound flight today.

FBI releases age-progressed photos of Neerja Bhanot's 1986 flight hijackers

12 Jan 2018

World
FBI releases age-progressed photos of Neerja Bhanot's 1986 flight hijackers

The FBI has released age-progressed photos of the four attackers involved in the 1986 hijack of Pan Am Flight 73 that killed 20, including Indian flight attendant Neerja Bhanot.

Alleged hijacking attempt at Cochin airport, man detained

13 Nov 2017

India
Alleged hijacking attempt at Cochin airport, man detained

There was a major scare at the Cochin Airport today when a man allegedly tried to hijack a Mumbai-bound Jet Airways flight.

This man 'hijacked' a Mumbai-Delhi flight for his girlfriend

02 Nov 2017

India
This man 'hijacked' a Mumbai-Delhi flight for his girlfriend

Two days after a hijack note on a Jet Airways flight sent airports in India into a tizzy, it has emerged that the hoax-threat was made by a Mumbai-based multi-millionaire jeweler.