Published On: Wed, Mar 30th, 2016

EgyptAir hijacking a rare occurrence in post-9/11 era

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Despite Tuesday’s hijacking of EgyptAir Flight MS181, few airplanes have been hijacked since the deadly events of Sept. 11, 2001 — and it’s been decades since the so-called “golden age” of hijacking, when aircraft were commandeered on an almost weekly basis.

CBC | World News

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