TG992 From New Zealand, joined Jan 2001, 2910 posts, RR: 10 Posted (14 years 6 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 1119 times:
Sorry guys - the topic is all I've been able to glean. Not much more from the brief CNN telecast - the plane is apparently a prop, according to the rather vague first report. Apparently it's just happened.
Spacepope From Vatican City, joined Dec 1999, 3166 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (14 years 6 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 1101 times:
Saw the article on europe.cnn.com. The plane is a Do 328, belonging to the state airline there. I meant to cut and paste the name, but my computer isn't agreeing with me right now. 27 people are reportedly on board.
B757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 21
Reply 2, posted (14 years 6 months 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 1087 times:
BOGOTA, Colombia (CNN) -- An armed hijacking apparently ended peacefully at a Bogota airport Tuesday night, and 23 passengers on board the commandeered plane were released, CNN has been told.
Journalist Karl Penhaul, who has been covering the hijacking for CNN, said the passengers were being freed shortly after 10 p.m. after the pilot apparently overpowered the armed hijacker.
The hijacker, armed with a handgun, took the small Satena Airlines passenger airplane Tuesday afternoon at an airport in San Vicente del Caguan, a small city in the country's demilitarized zone in the southeastern part of the coun