Hijacked Passenger Plane Lands In Cyprus

A hijacked passenger plane has landed at Larnaca Airport in Cyprus, the state broadcaster is reporting.

The EgyptAir plane was reportedly hijacked by at least one armed man during an internal flight from Alexandria to Cairo before heading to Cyprus.

There are suggestions 55 passengers and seven crew are on board the A320 airliner.

The plane took off from Alexandria at 8am.

Ambulances arrived pre-emptively at the airport before it landed at 8.46am local time.

According to Flight Radar, the flight number is MSR181.

Credit:Sky News