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Crew, passengers honored for foiling hijack attempt in Xinjiang

07-06-2012 09:01 BJT

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Crew members and passengers who foiled a hijack attempt on a Chinese plane have been honoured by the government.

The hijack attempt took place in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region last Friday. Passengers and crew overpowered six people who attempted to take control of the flight ten minutes after take-off, from the remote desert city of Hotan.

Ten passengers have been named "Anti-Hijacking Fighter" and rewarded with 10 thousand yuan each. Crew members of the Tianjin Airlines flight have also received 50 thousand yuan for their bravery and proper response. Six hijackers were taken into custody in Hotan.

Crew members and passengers who foiled a hijack attempt on a Chinese plane have been
honoured by the government.

Crew members and passengers who foiled a hijack attempt on a Chinese plane have been
honoured by the government.

Crew members and passengers who foiled a hijack attempt on a Chinese plane have been
honoured by the government.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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