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EgyptAir plane hijacking ends with passengers freed, suspect arrested

A man climbing out of the cockpit window of the hijacked EgyptAir plane at Larnaca airport after being hijacked and diverted to Cyprus on Tuesday. The plane's hijacker later surrendered to the Cypriot authorities.


AN EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday but the passengers and crew were freed unharmed and the hijacker, whose motives remained a mystery, was arrested after giving himself up.

Eighty-one people, including 21

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