March 29, 2016 - This morning, Egyptian air
carrier, EgyptAir, Flight 181 departed Borg El
Arab International Airport, Alexandria, Egypt
for Cairo International Airport at about 6:36 AM
local time with 56 passengers, 7 crew members
and 1 security officer onboard a Airbus A320.
Enroute Flight 181 was hijacked by a passenger
who claimed to be wearing an explosive belt, the
Airbus A320 was forced to be diverted to Larnaca
International Airport, Cyprus and landed at 7:15
AM local time. The airport was shutdown and the
pilot taxied the aircraft to a secure area.