Virgin says jet not hijacked; passenger was drunk
Published on Apr 25, 2014 3:57 PM
JAKARTA (REUTERS/AFP) - A Virgin official has dismissed that a plane flying from Brisbane into Bali has been hijacked.
The official claimed that the passenger who had tried to break into the cockpit was drunk.
Earlier, Indonesian airforce spokesman Hadi Tjahjanto told MetroTV television station that the Virgin Australia plane that landed at Bali airport on Friday was suspected to have been hijacked.
"We got information that a 737-800 from Brisbane to Bali has been hijacked," he said, adding it was a Virgin flight.
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