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FlyDubai denies hijacking report; says plane turned around due to misbehaving passenger

Dubai, (UNA-OIC) Dubai’s low-cost airline FlyDubai has denied reports on Wednesday of an attempt to hijack its plane in Iranian airspace.

The airline confirmed that flight FZ301, which was flying from Dubai to Kabul, returned to Dubai and that the incident was the result of a misbehavior by a passenger � who was later detained by authorities upon arrival at the airport.

The rest of passengers resumed their flight, which left Dubai International Airport at 08:31 am. The company said it was aware of the reports being circulated on social media, adding that the incident is being investigated.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

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