Air China Flight Diverted After A Passenger Threatened Crew with A Pen

Man Holds Air China Flight Attendant Hostage With Fountain Pen, Forces Plane to Divert

An Air China Ltd (中國國際航空) flight bound for Beijing was yesterday diverted to central China after a passenger held a flight attendant hostage using a pen as a weapon, authorities said.

The flight took off from Changsha, the capital of southern Hunan province, at 8:40am (local time) and was scheduled to arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport at about 11:00am.

As per CAAC, all of the passengers have been safely deboarded, Xinhua reported.

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Air China said that the plane made the unscheduled stop due to "public safety reasons" and that police and civil aviation were handling the situation.

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"The incident was successfully dealt with at 1:17 p.m. and passengers and crew members are safe", the CAAC said.

The flight made an unplanned landing at the Zhengzhou Xin Zheng International Airport, in the central Henan province at around 9:58 a.m., as per the earlier post on the Air China's official Weibo microblog.

The Zhengzhou airport immediately activated emergency measures, its statement said, adding that the passengers who disembarked were in a stable mood and that the airport is operating normally.

Beijing News said on Weibo that a passenger described being awoken by a scream coming from the front of the plane and that "nobody knew what was going on". A woman passenger told The Xiaoxiang Morning Herald that on looking outside the window of the plane, she notices many police cars, ambulances and fire engines parked at Zhengzhou airport.

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