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Man Holds Flight Attendant Hostage, Diverts Air China Flight

Man Holds Flight Attendant Hostage, Diverts Air China Flight
Ryan Boyd

On Sunday, an Air China flight destined for Beijing was forced to land in central China after a male passenger identified only as Xu took a flight attendant hostage with a pen in lieu of a knife. According to China’s Civil Aviation Authority, “the matter was successfully handled,” whatever that means, and that the passenger has a history of mental health issues.

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