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Passengers overpower plane hijacker after he storms cockpit shouting he had bomb

UK Daily Mail [1]
Jan 6, 2011

Passengers aboard a Turkish Airlines flight from Oslo over-powered a would-be hijacker who tried to storm the cockpit claiming he had a bomb.

The Boeing 737-800, which was carrying 60 passengers, including a child, and seven crew members, was en route from the Norwegian capital to Istanbul.

The man, identified as 40-year-old Cumar Yasar, put on a ski mask and began shouting ‘I have a bomb’ before two passengers were able to restrain him.

When police in Istanbul entered the plane to arrest Yasar they found one of the passengers sitting on him.

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