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Report: Man who tried Sochi plane hijack detained

Officials say the passenger was Ukrainian.

Officials say the passenger was Ukrainian. (February 7, 2014 3:12 PM)

(AP) A Ukrainian passenger on an Istanbul-bound flight claimed Friday there was a bomb on board and tried to hijack the plane to Sochi, Russia, where the Winter Olympics are kicking off, an official said.    An F-16 fighter plane was scrambled as soon as the pilot signaled there was a hijacking attempt and escorted the plane safely to Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport, its original...

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