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ATTEMPTED HIJACK ON A BA FLIGHT
LONDON-NAIROBI, The man, whose identity is not known, broke into the cockpit of a plane flying from London to Nairobi and tried to take control of the aircraft disengaging the autopilot. The plane was sent into a dive and crew regained the control after a struggle. Five passengers suffered minor injuries. The plane landed safely at Nairobi airport and the man was arrested.
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency