Aeromexico Flight 576 Hijacked In Mexico City
Aeromexico Flight 576 with 112 passengers has been hijacked at the airport in Mexico City by unidentified hijackers. At least five people have been detained by Mexican authorities. All passengers have been released from the plane.
The plane, a Boeing 737, flew to Mexico City from Cancun. The hijackers threatened to blow up the plane unless they were allowed to speak to President Felipe Calderón. No bombs have been found.
According to reports on CNN, the hijackers are believed to be Bolivian. All planes destined for Mexico City were diverted to other airports during the hijacking.
TV Azteca reports President Calderón was at the airport getting ready to depart when the incident began, but cancelled his flight.
Also see: Aeromexico Flight 576 passenger list
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