CanJet Boeing 737 That was hijacked this Sunday

CanJet Boeing 737 That was hijacked this Sunday

An 8 hour stand off with police and a hijacker is now over. A 20 year old Jamaican took over the CanJet plane after using force to get past security. He released all the passengers and two crew members, but held another six hostage.

It appears the young man had some mental issues (obviously) and was upset over a recently distraught relationship.

The CanJet Airlines flight 918 was a Boeing 737 enroute to Cuba.

Source: AP Image: AP

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