Plane from Australia Believed Hijacked at Bali Airport in Indonesia

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

JAKARTA, Indonesia UPDATE: 4:31 a.m.

An airline official says a drunk passenger on a Virgin Australia flight who caused a hijack scare has been arrested for creating a disturbance after the plane landed on Indonesia's resort island of Bali.

Heru Sudjatmiko, airport manager for Virgin Australia, told Metro TV on Friday that the passenger was acting aggressively and was handcuffed by the crew.

Initially, the Air Force said the Boeing 737 from Brisbane was believed to have been hijacked.

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UPDATE: 4:12 a.m.

Virgin Australia official says drunk passenger caused hijack scare in Indonesia.

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Air Force spokesman: Plane from Australia believed hijacked at Bali airport in Indonesia.

This is a developing story we will continue to follow on WHSV.


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