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Co-pilot arrested after plane hijack

February 17, 2014

Swiss police have arrested the co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines flight after he allegedly hijacked the plane and forced it to land in Geneva on Monday.

Geneva airport spokesman Bertrand Staempfli said the co-pilot had explained how he had seized his chance when the pilot went to the bathroom.

“He said he felt threatened in his country and wants to seek asylum in Switzerland.”

via Co-pilot arrested after plane hijack.


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