Saudi SV872 Possible Hijacking in the Phillipines: False Alarm by Pilot

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A Saudia Boeing 777 is in the Phillipines, possibly hijacked after a threat. It has been isolated by authorities on a runway in Manila after passengers where scheduled to disembark at 1pm local time. The emergency services received an alert from the control tower when the aircraft was around 32km (20 miles) away after it has departed from Jeddah. So far it is understood the plane is being swept, and standard emergency procedures are being used. The situation is currently unclear. ‘Passenger Engr. Dimasira Macabando said their flight landed at 2pm but that the passengers are being kept inside the aircraft. Macabando said the pilot told them that the police will board the plane to inspect their passports. He said everything seemed “very normal” in the flight, but that they got news reports from outside that their plane had been hijacked.’
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http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/817213/saudia-plane-isolated-at-naia-runway
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/philippine-airport-officials-say-a-saudia-airlines-plane-from-jeddah-is-under-threat-and-has-been-put-in-isolation-at-manila-airport/2016/09/20/45d918ca-7f0f-11e6-ad0e-ab0d12c779b1_story.html

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source please.

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Here, its all over the news

There are three sources! :)

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Thanks. 👍🏼 Edit: took a while to load them.

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##Situation over: Captain accidentally pressed the emergency button






https://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/32677654/philippine-police-surround-saudi-flight-at-manila-airport

http://interaksyon.com/article/132608/security-alert--saudia-airlines-flight-sv872-isolated-at-naia-tarmac
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WEll that’s not very smart.

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