Geneva Airport reopens after hijacked flight lands

2014-02-17 09:22
Geneva - The Geneva Airport was closed early this morning after an Ethiopian Airlines flight that had allegedly been hijacked landed. 

Flight ET702 from Addis Ababa was originally en route to Rome, but had been forced to land in the Swiss city. No one on board had been injured. 

Ethiopian Airlines posted a statement on their website, saying that alternative travel plans will be made for all passengers. 

A ‘Squawk 7500’ hijack code coming from the Ehtiopian Airlines flight was apparently picked up by online flight watchers at about 06:30 South Africa time. 

AirlineGeeks.com shared the plane's bizarre flight route via Twitter:


According to various Twitter updates, the airport has in the mean time reopened:  
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