Hijacked Turkish plane lands in Athens

Published March 28, 2003 10:14PM (EST)

A Turkish Airlines flight from Istanbul to Ankara was hijacked to Greece on Friday, Turkey's transportation minister said.

Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim said the lone hijacker wanted to fly to Berlin.

The Airbus A310 plane was hijacked after takeoff from Istanbul.

By Salon Staff

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