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Virgin Hijack Apr 25th 14

Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:22
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Virgin Hijack Apr 25th 14

Just flashed up on my Sky News App:

BREAKING NEWS

Virgin Plane Heading to Bali Hijacked

A Virgin passenger plane has been hijacked on the way to Bali, according to Indonesian TV sources.

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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:23
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local news saying a virgin blue flight
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:27
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FR24 has VOZ65 tracking towards Bali thn turning eastwards, possibly towards Darwin?
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:35
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I see VA65 has turned around, news.com.au saying another one from brisbane has landed in bali.. double hijack?
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:36
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local source has it sitting on the end of the runway at Denpassar
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:43
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VA41 on the ground at Bali.

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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:43
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Flightradar24.com - Live flight tracker!

and man has been nicked trying to get into cockpit

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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:43
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News here saying pissed pax attempted to get into cockpit.

Has been arrested on the ground at dps
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:48
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AD Closed for the moment, for one another hour.


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Old 25th Apr 2014, 08:52
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Looks like a drunk SLF inspired security alert

Virgin Passenger Arrested Amid Hijack Fear

Still doesn't explain the VOZ65 movements on Flightradar24
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 10:03
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Another journalistic gem stone on a lack of news day! A drunken pax banging on the cockpit door " forcing the flight down in Bali", its scheduled destination. A boon for plane spotters!
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 10:32
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Drunk SLF

And it begs the question: if he was drunk, how "drunk" was he on boarding, and how much was he served onboard prior to the incident? Responsible service of alcohol, hey ... still doesn't excuse his alleged drongo leanings ...
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 12:54
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So a guy who bangs on a cockpit door now means hijack.

GO HOME MEDIA, YOU'RE BEING STUPID
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 15:11
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Matt Christopher Lockley gets the VIP treatment on arrival...

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Old 25th Apr 2014, 15:48
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Nice one! He'll probably sit in a rat infested hell hole for a long time before he even gets to what Indonesia laughingly call a trial.

What a prize prat!
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 16:20
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always worry about the ones with their finger actually on the trigger...
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 16:28
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classic photo
Living in SE Asia is like living in a movie and that photo sums it up.
Brilliant.
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 21:52
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And when he is finally released from prison,he will have to go by boat to get home because no airline or charter company will fly him.Hopefully he will learn that actions have consequences.
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Old 25th Apr 2014, 22:40
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Agree with QBie101

If boarded intoxicated why if feed more or allowed to become intoxicated why.

Admittedly it is probably better to over react than be accused of not taking a threat seriously enough but really. Could not the crew have notified the pilots that there was a drunken idiot on board and yes there is a concern with safety but allegedly he had been restrained.
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Old 26th Apr 2014, 02:49
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Who pressed the "hijack" button.

I guess once notified of a hijack then any transmissions to ATC have to be viewed as suspicious hence the diversions of other aircraft. i.e. once a hijack has been reported it cannot be cancelled.

This incident will now be known as the "Premature Virgin Hijackulation"
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