Alitalia Plane in Hi-Jack Attempt

The attempted hijacking of flight AZ 364 / AF 9851, Bologna-Paris is over, with no negative results.

The plane landed safely at Lyon airport. All 57 people on board have disembarkedand are being assisted by Alitalia and Air France staff. None of the passengers has come to any harm.

When the news of the attempted hijacking broke, Alitalia immediately activated its crisis unit and constantly monitored the situation.

The flight was being operated in code-sharing with Air France, using an MD 80 aircraft.

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