Read more »

"/>

Man Attempts to Hijack South African Flight

A 21-year old Zimbabwean student attempted to hijack a South African Airlines flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg and divert it to Maputo, Mozambique, on Saturday.  His efforts were thwarted by passengers, including an off-duty pilot, who wrestled away the hypodermic needle he was using to threaten crew members.  The airline and police are now under attack for the way they handled the incident, including police who boarded the plane and, allegedly, attacked the passengers who stopped the hijacker.

Did you enjoy this post?
Sign Up to Receive 1 Email Each Day
Join the more than 7000+ people who get 1 email each day with all the airline news, credit card ideas and general nonsense we've provided for more than 10 years.

Leave a Comment


NOTE - You can use these HTML tags and attributes:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>