Egypt Air MS 181 Hijack at Larnaca Airport, Another hijack took place in Egypt when Egypt Air Flight MS181 loose authority over the plane when a passenger threaten of wearing an explosives belt. Different reliable sources confirmed that this was the act of a lone not a terrorist attack. The hijacker asked to talk to his separated Cypriot wife, who was taken by authority to the airport by now.
The EgyptAir plane then landed on the Larnaca airport and the entire flight except five foreign passengers and flight crew were released all the people. Schedule showed that 60 people counting seven crew members were onboard. Egypt’s aviation ministry claimed that the plane was an Airbus 320.
According to the pilot: “The pilot said that a passenger told him he had an explosives vest and forced the plane to land in Larnaca,”
It seems that it was not a terrorist agenda at all but a personal vendetta by an Egyptian hijacker known as Ibrahim Samaha.