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Indonesian Authorities Drop Charges against the Alleged Virgin Australia ‘Hijacker’

By George Hatcher

The Indonesian police have dropped all charges against the 28 year old Australian who allegedly tried to break into the cockpit of Virgin Australia Airlines flight en route from Brisbane to Bali. After thorough investigation, the police officials learned that Matt Christopher Lockley was actually looking for the toilet after waking up from deep... »

Pegasus “Sochi Olympics” Hijack Attempt

By George Hatcher

On Feb 7 2014, on a Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-86J en route from Kharkov to Istanbul, the 45-year-old passenger seated in “2F” hollered “BOMB!” threatened there was a bomb in the baggage compartment and wanted to hijack the plane to go to the Sochi Olympics. His attempt to enter the cockpit was foiled. When... »

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July 2018
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  • 5 School Buses Hit Each Other in New Jersey; 24 Injured https://t.co/2y5maSTxGT
    about 13 hours ago
  • Flybondi Plane makes Tail Strike in Argentina https://t.co/8EUib5JD5m
    about 13 hours ago
  • Skywest Plane makes Emergency Landing in Kansas https://t.co/iyAuofasu5
    about 13 hours ago
  • Four years after the tragic MH17 plane crash, what have we learned? https://t.co/gJjiSRVrYI
    about 14 hours ago
  • BBC News - Cuba plane crash: Leasing company blames Mexican crew - if it was a wet lease the crew worked for the bl… https://t.co/Z6Ixg3efhS
    about 14 hours ago