Co-Pilot Hijacks Own Plane

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plane-etiopiaYou thought you only had to worry about terrorists when you flew. The co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines plane flying from Addis Ababa to Rome hijacked his own aircraft and forced it to land in Geneva, Switzerland.

When his co-pilot got up to use the bathroom, he locked the cockpit and had the plane refuel in Geneva. He then climbed out of the cockpit using a rope and turned himself into police. He was unarmed, and all 202 passengers and crew were safe. In fact, passengers were apparently unaware it had been hijacked. Read more at BBC.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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