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Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot hijacks plane to seek Geneva asylum

A recording from the cockpit revealed the co-pilot’s asylum plea The co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines plane flying from Addis Ababa to Rome has hijacked the aircraft and landed in Geneva, Swiss police say. The hijacker – who has been arrested – waited for the pilot to go to the toilet to lock himself in […]

All The Details of Ethiopian Airlines’ Flight 702 Being Hijacked

  Photo of the Boeing 767 (reg ET-AMF) that was hijacked as flight ETH702 – Photo: Fabrice Clerc | Flicker CC At 5:00pm Pacific Time, Ethiopian Flight 702, a Boeing 767-300 (registered ET-AMF) was flying over Sudan when it started squawking 7500. The transponder code, is supposed to indicate a “hijacking.” Sometimes, pilots accidentally switch […]