Location Map of Libyan Plane (Afriqiyah Airways) Hijacked in Malta
December 23 , 2016
Libyan Plane Hijacked in Malta
Dec 23, 2016 6:40 AM(ET): As per reports, a Libyan plane has been hijacked and forced to land in Malta. The Airbus A320 was diverted when it was flying inside Libya for airline Afriqiyah Airways. Initial reports say, two hijackers threatened to bomb the plane. Security operations were standing by, said Maltese PM Joseph Muscat. He called it a "potential hijack situation".