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A man climbs out of the cockpit window an EgyptAir Airbus A-320 parked at the tarmac of Larnaca airport after being hijacked and diverted to Cyprus on March 29, 2016. 
The hijacker who seized the Egyptian airliner and forced it to land in Cyprus has been detained, Cypriot government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said. / AFP / BEHROUZ MEHRI        (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)
A man climbs out of the cockpit window an EgyptAir Airbus A-320 parked at the tarmac of Larnaca airport after being hijacked and diverted to Cyprus on March 29, 2016. 
The hijacker who seized the Egyptian airliner and forced it to land in Cyprus has been detained, Cypriot government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said. / AFP / BEHROUZ MEHRI        (Photo credit should read BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

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EgyptAir hijacking: What happened

An EgyptAir plane was hijacked on March 29, 2016, en route to Cairo and flown to Larnaca airport in Cyprus. A hostage situation ensued, but it has now ended with the hijacker in custody.

EgyptAir hijacking: What happened

An EgyptAir plane was hijacked on March 29, 2016, en route to Cairo and flown to Larnaca airport in Cyprus. A hostage situation ensued, but it has now ended with the hijacker in custody.