News is coming in of a hijacked Royal Jordanian plane in Tripoli.
This is incorrect. It shows how fast false news can travel. Several news agencies copied the news.
turned out to be a misbehaving passenger
Below what happened:
An angry passenger caused a security scare at Tripoli International Airport in the early hours of this morning, after an argument with crew on a Benghazi-bound flight turned ugly.
Crew on the Buraq Air flight called in airport security to help when the passenger became violent on board the aircraft, according to the Ministry of Defence. The security response to the incident then sparked rumours in the local press and on social media networking
“It is not true that an armed group stormed the runway,” spokesperson for the Ministry of Defence, Abdurazaq Mohamed Al-Shebahi told the Libya Herald, “they just wanted to maintain security after the passenger had a fight with members of the plane’s crew.”
Read more: http://www.libyaherald.com/2013/09/0...port-security-scare/#ixzz2dkNGM2DO
[Edited 2013-09-02 07:56:21]