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Hijacked Ethiopian plane lands in Switzerland

An Ethiopian Airlines plane en route from Addis Ababa to Rome has been forced to land in Geneva after being hijacked, according to Swiss police.

One hijacker has been arrested. The airline said in a statement that all passengers and crew were safe.

The BBC's Imogen Foulkes, reporting from Geneva, said the situation seemed to be under control and the airport had begun to reopen.

  • 17 Feb 2014
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