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Friday
Apr252014

Drunken Passenger Causes Hijacking Scare on Virgin Australia Flight

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BALI, Indonesia) -- A drunk passenger tried to break into the cockpit of a Virgin Australia flight on Friday, causing a hijack scare, an airline official said. The passenger was arrested for creating a disturbance after the plane landed on Indonesia's resort island of Bali.

The BBC News reports that police said the passenger attempted to enter the cockpit and take over the plane.

Initially, the Indonesian Air Force said the Boeing 737 from Brisbane was believed to have been hijacked.

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