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Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Panic on EgyptAir Muscat-Cairo flight as passenger assaults crew

A passenger induced panic on a Muscat-Cairo EgyptAir flight yesterday when he assaulted crew members and demanded entry to the cockpit while shouting ‘Allahu Akbar,’ Egyptian aviation officials tell The Associated Press. The chief cabin steward received a slight head injury before two air marshals and other crew members tackled the unarmed passenger. The plane returned to Muscat and the individual was handed over to Omani authorities.

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