Man who allegedly tried Sochi plane hijack detained

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Man who allegedly tried Sochi plane hijack detained

February 7, 2014 Updated Feb 7, 2014 at 5:49 PM CDT

A Ukrainian passenger accused of trying to hijack an Istanbul-bound plane to Sochi, Russia is reported to have been detained.

NTV television says an F-16 fighter plane was scrambled as soon as the pilot signalled there was a hijacking attempt. Find out more about this story by watching the video below.