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AI Flight takes off from T’puram after nine hours of hijack drama

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (ANI): The Air India flight that was headed from Abu Dhabi to Kochi finally took off from the Thiruvananthapuram Airport here on Friday afternoon after nine hours of hijack drama.

There was high drama at the Thiruvananthapuram Airport here earlier, as the pilot of the Air India flight 4422, from Abu Dhabi to Kochi, sent out a hijack alert trigerring alarm.

The pilot claimed that he took the extreme step after some passengers reportedly tried to force their way into the cockpit.

According to reports, the passengers were angry as the flight, which was coming from Abu Dhabi, was diverted here at the last minute.

This flight was reportedly diverted to Thiruvananthapuram because of fog. (ANI)