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SALOMON ISLANDS: AIRCRAFT HIJACKED BY ISATABU REBELS
BRISBANE, A group of rebels, belonging to the Isatabu Freedom Movement, fighting against Malaita rivals, reputed immigrants, hijacked a small plane forcing the pilot to fly to a guerrilla base. There were no passengers on the Salomon Airlines twin-engine 16 seats aircraft. The fighters threatened to kill the pilot and destroy the aircraft if they will not be delivered $200.000.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency