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Russian Airliner Hijacked

Fri Mar 16, 2001 4:50 am

CNN.com is reporting the following: Officials in Saudi Arabia are negotiating with two knife-wielding men who hijacked a Russian passenger plane with at least 170 people on board after takeoff from Istanbul.

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RE: Russian Airliner Hijacked

Fri Mar 16, 2001 6:26 am

Just got the latest from CNN's BreakingNews E-mail.


-- Russian plane hijacked in Turkey today lands in Medina(or Madinah?), Saudi Arabia.

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RE: Russian Airliner Hijacked

Fri Mar 16, 2001 7:05 am

It's a TU-154...
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RE: Russian Airliner Hijacked

Fri Mar 16, 2001 7:06 am

Just checked BBC's News website. It's a Vnukovo Airlines' TU154
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RE: Russian Airliner Hijacked

Fri Mar 16, 2001 7:16 am


I had a dream, just last night, that I was flying on a 727 somewhere in Europe when two men hijacked the aircraft and killed the flight crew. Some passengers wrestled the hijackers down and I landed the aircraft in Germany, but I didn't know where, because just as they were going to say where I was, my wife woke me up.

Pretty scary, huh?

RE: Russian Airliner Hijacked

Fri Mar 16, 2001 8:45 am

uh huh
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RE: Russian Airliner Hijacked

Fri Mar 16, 2001 9:31 am

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