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Feb-2014

(17 Feb) Switzerland – Suspected hijacking of Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Rome

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Ethiopian Airlines flight 702 bound for Rome has landed at Switzerland’s Geneva Airport after a suspected hijacking. Initially, flight was denied permission to land and circled over Geneva for several minutes before it landed at the airport. Airline spokesman says all passengers and crew are safe. Airport remains closed by authorities. Media reports say flight 702 was flying over Sudan when it started squawking 7500. Squawk 7500 is code for indicating a hijacking.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/europe/2014/02/ethiopian-plane-lands-geneva-20142175532616867.html

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