Attempt to hijack passenger plane flying over Iran fails

IFP- An attempt to hijack a passenger plane flying from the UAE’s Dubai to the Afghan capital of Kabul has been foiled.

The attempt happened in skies near Iran’s Sistan and Baluchestan Province, when a person carrying a knife tried to enter the plane’s cockpit.

But the pilot locked the door and then crew of the plane managed to disarm the perpetrator and lock him up in the toilet.

No casualties were reported in the incident, according to a report by Azad News Agency (ANA).