The Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 767, with around 200 aboard, departed Addis Ababa for an overnight trip to Rome. And Flight 702 was uneventful – until about one hour before landing.
An Ethiopian Airlines co-pilot hijacked a plane bound for Rome on Monday and flew it to Geneva, where he wanted to seek asylum, officials said.
George Wright, a 1970s militant who carried out one of the most brazen hijackings in U.S. history, was taken into custody Monday.
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