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Video purports airline cockpits not safe

What some are calling a chilling new video shows how a terrorist could breach an airliner’s cockpit in just two seconds and lock its reinforced door behind him. Basically terrorists would hang out near the […]

02/28/2014

Police stand on the stairs after passengers were evacuated from a hijacked Ethiopian Airlines Plane on the airport in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.The  aircraft traveling from Addis Abeda, Ethiopia, to Rome, Italy, has landed at Geneva's international airport early Monday morning. Swiss authorities have arrested the co-pilot.  (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)

Ethiopia pilot was distraught over death in family

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian pilot who hijacked a flight to Rome and took it to Geneva recently lost his uncle, a relative said Tuesday, suggesting anguish over the death may have left […]

02/18/2014

Police stand on the stairs after passengers were evacuated from a hijacked Ethiopian Airlines Plane on the airport in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.The  aircraft traveling from Addis Abeda, Ethiopia, to Rome, Italy, has landed at Geneva's international airport early Monday morning. Swiss authorities have arrested the co-pilot.  (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)

Ethiopian co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva

GENEVA (AP) — It seemed like a routine overnight flight until the Ethiopian Airlines jetliner went into a dive and oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling. Only then did the terrified passengers — bound for […]

02/17/2014

Turkish private company Pegasus passenger plane at the Sabiha Gokcen Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, after a Ukrainian passenger on board Istanbul-bound flight claimed there was a bomb on board and tried to hijack the plane to Sochi, Russia, where the winter Olympics are kicking off, an official said. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

Attempt to hijack Turkish plane to Sochi foiled

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Ukrainian man tried to hijack a Turkey-bound flight to Sochi, Russia, as the Winter Olympics were kicking off Friday, but the pilot tricked him and landed in Istanbul instead, where […]

02/07/2014

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Passenger tried to hijack plane to Sochi

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A passenger on board an Istanbul-bound flight Friday claimed there was a bomb on board and tried to hijack the plane to Sochi, Russia, where the Olympics are kicking off, an […]

02/07/2014

Passenger escorted off plane after threat warning

SEATTLE (AP) — Two military jets escorted an Alaska Airlines flight into Seattle and authorities took a passenger off the plane, after a caller told the FBI that a possible hijacker was aboard.

01/17/2013

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