HIJACK CRISIS

  • Exclusive: Indigo 'hijack' drama on tape February 3, 2009

    These exclusive pictures show the main suspect in Sunday's 'hijack' drama with other passengers. ...
  • IndiGo hijack alert tests India's antiterror setup February 2, 2009

    New Delhi: It was 1700 hrs (IST) when the pilot of an IndiGo Airlines aircraft, flight no E664 from Delhi to Goa sent out a distress signal over Jaipur and sought priority landing. He also asked the ATC to move him to a discreet radio frequency, a procedure followed in...
  • Plane passengers harrowed, hijack drama unfolds at IGI February 2, 2009

    New Delhi: It was an evening of high drama and anxiety at the Delhi airport. The pilot of the GoaNew Delhi Indigo flight sounded a distress call when the flight was over Jaipur. The alert said three passengers were behaving aggressively and were threatening to hijack the plane. The pilot's message...