The passenger aircraft of Lufthansa flying No. 1406 from Frankfurt to Belgrade, was arrested for trying to open the door to the cockpit, reported on Sunday, December 6, foreign media reports referring to the news Agency of Azerbaijan and the Serbian authorities.
This incident occurred in the skies over Austria, the attacker demanded to plant the plane, threatening in case of refusal to bring down the aircraft.
The crew of the plane with passengers, among whom were the players of the Serbian national team in handball, managed to neutralize the intruder and to hold him in the chair until the end of the flight, which ended successfully landing in Belgrade.
Serbian newspaper Blic says that the violator is a native of Jordan and holder of a us passport. After landing he was transferred to the staff of the local security services. The court issued a warrant for the contents of the attacker in custody for 48 hours.
Milan Djukic, President of a sports team «Vojvodina», told reporters that the intruder throughout the entire flight attempts to open the door to the cockpit, and two players had to hold him for hours.