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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Uncle says Ethiopian pilot who hijacked flight to Geneva was distraught over sudden death of another uncle - @AP

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Passenger says man who hijacked Ethiopian Airlines jet threatened to crash if pilot kept trying to get back into cockpit - @AP

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Photo: Rope hangs from cockpit of Ethiopian Airlines jet after co-pilot forces landing in Geneva, seeks asylum - @rtenews

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Update: Police say there was no risk to passengers or crew at any point, co-pilot was not armed - @Reuters

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Co-pilot took control of Ethiopian plane when pilot went to toilet, then landed and left through the window on a rope, police say - @Reuters

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Geneva police say co-pilot of hijacked Ethiopian plane surrendered to police, asking for asylum in Switzerland - @Reuters

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

United Airlines confirm 2 Geneva flights diverted as result of Ethiopian Airlines incident; flight from Newark, NJ, ended in Milan, DC diverted to Zurich - @WilliamsJon

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Photo: Police help a passenger disembark from Ethiopian Airlines jet that was forced to land in Geneva - @Reuters

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Passengers seen leaving Ethiopian Airlines plane that was at the center of a hijack alert, witness says - @Reuters

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Update: Police say hijacker of Ethiopian Airlines plane that landed in Geneva has been arrested; situation 'under control' - @Reuters, @AP

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Geneva police spokesman confirms Ethiopian Airlines flight made unscheduled landing, can't confirm reports plane was hijacked; airport says more details to come - @AP

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

More: Flight 'forced' to land at Geneva International Airport had taken off from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and was en route to Rome - @CNN

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Ethiopian Airlines says it is 'making immediate arrangements to fly' passengers on flight forced to land at Geneva Airport to their intended destinations - statement

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Ethiopian Airlines says 1 of its flights was 'forced to proceed' to Geneva Airport; all passengers, crew safe at airport - @Reuters

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Ethiopian Airlines flight hijacked, February 2014

Editor's note: There are unconfirmed reports that an Ethiopian Airlines flight may have been hijacked and was circling above Geneva. We are watching for more details and sources. - Stephanie

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