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Lufthansa Pilot Sends Coded Hijacker Message On Accident

Lufthansa Pilot Sends Coded Hijacker Message On Accident
Ryan Boyd

An unnamed pilot flying an Embraer ERJ-190 operated by Lufthansa accidentally transmitted a coded message to air traffic control signalling a hijacking aboard the flight. The misunderstanding occurred when the pilot attempted to report a communications error that only allowed communications to be sent to ATC and not returned.

Mechanics reportedly spent five hours repairing the aircraft after it landed.

To read more on this story, go to Mirror.co.uk.

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