EgyptAir plane hijacked to Cyprus, most passengers freed, hijacker in custody

Posted on March 29, 2016 by in Travel Industry Flight Status

MightyTravels 2016-03-29 at 6.29.47 PM

An EgyptAir A320 that was flying from Alexandria to Cairo has been hijacked earlier today to Cyprus. 81 people were originally onboard the aircraft but most have been freed after the plane landed in Larnaca.

MightyTravels 2016-03-29 at 6.33.52 PM

The hijacker’s motives are unclear but he has been taken into custody now.

MightyTravels 2016-03-29 at 7.00.33 PM

EgyptAir is updating their Twitter account very quickly (this in itself is news).