EgyptAir: Hijacked plane lands at Cyprus airport

March 29, 2016 8:50 AM

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A passenger plane that was hijacked in Egypt landed at Larnaca airport in Cyprus on Tuesday, EgyptAir said.

The domestic EgyptAir plane was hijacked while flying from the coastal city of Alexandria to Cairo with 81 passengers aboard, the airline said. EgyptAir tweeted that all the passengers were released in Larnaca except for the crew and four foreigners.

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