Thursday, July 24, 2014   

Hijack scare in Bali caused by drunk passenger
(04-25 16:00)

An airline official says a drunk passenger on a Virgin Australia flight who caused a hijack scare has been arrested for creating a disturbance after the plane landed on Indonesia's resort island of Bali.
Heru Sudjatmiko, airport manager for Virgin Australia, told Metro TV on Friday that the passenger was acting aggressively and was handcuffed by the crew.
Initially, the Air Force said the Boeing 737 from Brisbane was believed to have been hijacked. --AP   
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