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AseanPlus News 20 Sep 2016 | 11:08 AM

Saudia pilot triggers false hijack alarm in Philippines

Manila (AFP) - A pilot of a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight accidentally pressed a hijack alarm, triggering a major security response at Manila airport on Tuesday, authorities said.

Nation 16 Sep 2016 | 2:46 PM

Man arrested after threatening to hijack flight

KOTA KINABALU: Police have arrested a 62-year-old Pakistani businessman who allegedly threatened to hijack a plane at the international airport here on Friday.

AseanPlus News 29 Apr 2014 | 10:34 AM

Australian in jet hijack alert charged on return home

SYDNEY, April 29, 2014 (AFP) - An Australian plumber who sparked a hijack alert on a plane heading for Bali when he banged on the cockpit door was Tuesday charged over the midair incident.

AseanPlus News 25 Apr 2014 | 4:11 PM

Drunk passenger triggers Bali hijack alert

JAKARTA: A drunk passenger on a Virgin Australia plane was arrested at Bali airport after triggering a hijack alert when he attempted to enter the cockpit, airline and Indonesian officials said Friday.

Nation 01 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

Axe hurled in failed hijack bid

SEREMBAN: A group of men smashed the windscreen of a trailer transporting copper after hurling an axe at it along Jalan Seremban-Tampin near Sg Gadut here but failed to hijack the vehicle.

Indonesia 26 Apr 2014 | 3:40 PM

Bali hijack alert passenger 'mistook cockpit for toilet'

DENPASAR, Indonesia, April 26, 2014 (AFP) - An Australian passenger who sparked a hijack alert on a flight to Bali has denied being drunk and claimed he banged on the door of the cockpit after mistaking it for the toilet, Indonesian police said Saturday.

Nation 31 Jan 2015 | 1:33 PM

MMEA foils attempt to hijack vessel carrying 700 tonnes of fuel

JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) successfully foiled an attempt by pirates to hijack a vessel carrying 700 tonnes of marine fuel oil off Tanjung Siang here.

World 16 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

French "knew in 2001 al Qaeda was planning hijack"

PARIS (Reuters) - French secret services produced nine reports between September 2000 and August 2001 looking at the al Qaeda threat to the United States, and knew it planned to hijack an aircraft, the French daily Le Monde said on Monday.

World 17 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

French "knew in 2001 al Qaeda was planning hijack"

PARIS (Reuters) - French secret services produced nine reports between September 2000 and August 2001 looking at the al Qaeda threat to the United States, and knew it planned to hijack an aircraft, Le Monde newspaper reported on Monday.

World 16 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

French "knew in 2001 al Qaeda was planning hijack"

PARIS (Reuters) - French secret services produced nine reports between September 2000 and August 2001 looking at the al Qaeda threat to the United States, and knew it planned to hijack an aircraft, the French daily Le Monde said on Monday.