Travel Safety

Plane grounded after failed hijacking attempt

“A passenger on a plane headed for Istanbul tried to have the flight diverted to Sochi, Russia after claiming there was a bomb on board. After the bomb threat, the flight’s crew reportedly sent out a hijacking alert and made an emergency landing, according to NBC News’ Richard Engel. At least one F-16 fighter jet reportedly escorted the plane safely to the ground.”

Source: Plane grounded after failed hijacking attempt | The Verge

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