UAE's GCAA denies hijacking of flydubai plane in Iranian airspace

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Filed on May 24, 2018 | Last updated on May 24, 2018 at 06.13 am
UAEs GCAA denies hijacking of flydubai plane in Iranian airspace


Flight FZ301 was heading from Dubai to Kabul.

The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) denied today the news of what is being circulated about an attempt to hijack a plane belongs to the national carrier flydubai in Iranian airspace.

Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA, emphasised that flight No. FZ301, which was heading from Dubai to Kabul, has returned to Dubai and all the passengers resumed their flight that left Dubai International Airport at 08:31 am.

"The accidental incident happened as a result of a behaviour of one of the passengers who was detained by the competent authorities upon the arrival of the plane to the airport," he explained.


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