'Hijacked' EgyptAir plane lands in Cyprus
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Hijacked EgyptAir flight lands at Larnaca airport

An EgyptAir domestic flight has been hijacked and diverted to Larnaca airport on the south coast of Cyprus.

Flight MS181, an Airbus A320 carrying 81 passengers from Alexandria to Cairo, was taken over by at least one hijacker.

A passenger who said he was wearing a suicide belt ordered the flight crew to divert to Cyprus, EgyptAir said.

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