A passenger plane seized, people being held hostage: first details

Пассажирский самолет захватили, людей удерживают в заложниках: первые подробности

An armed man has hijacked a passenger plane by threatening the pilot with a gun

The incident occurred on February 24 at the airport Shah Amanat city Chittagong in Bangladesh.

The aim of the attacker was the airliner, EN route from Dhaka to Dubai with a stopover in the Bangladeshi town. The plane landed at the airport at 17:15 local time (13:15 Kyiv time).

Soon after, airport officials informed the police about the hijacking. It is known that the malefactor threatened the pilot with a gun.

Fortunately, all passengers of the liner were able to leave the plane.

“The plane was hijacked. I cannot report any further details at this time”, – told reporters the representative of the airline Biman Bangladesh, which owns the plane.

It is known that while the offender is still in the plane. According to recent reports, he holds hostage two crew members and demands a meeting with Prime Minister of the country.

In Southeast Texas near the city of Anahuac on Saturday, February 23, crashed aircraft airline Atlas Air. This was announced by the Federal aviation administration (FAA), United States on Twitter.

According to the FAA, a twin-engine Boeing 767 made a flight from Miami to Houston. It crashed at approximately 12.45 PM local time (20.45 Kyiv time).

According to preliminary information, the cargo on Board the aircraft were three people. The County Sheriff’s Department chambers reported that survivors of a plane crash was found.

Earlier it was reported that the helicopter ambulance crashed. The accident happened in the U.S. state of Ohio. Onboard the helicopter there were three persons, unfortunately, to survive a plane crash failed to anyone. Killed 34-year-old pilot and two physicians at the age of 33 and 48 years.

The air ambulance was flying to pick up a patient from a hospital in the town of Pomeroy, but crashed near the city of Columbus. Before the accident the communication with the aircraft was lost.

We will remind, the plane with the Russians collapsed because of drunkenness.

As reported Politeka, passengers found a deadly discovery in the aircraft, unsuccessfully calling for help.

Also Politeka wrote that a plane full of people crashed near the city.