Story number 4 for 1 Jun 2000

By June 1, 2000

Next, there are reports that a Mission Aviation Fellowship plane was hijacked during a flight between Erave and Mendi, earlier this week, in southern Papua New Guinea. The hijackers were among a group of passengers who boarded the aircraft. A band of three armed men forced the pilot to change course and robbed him and three other passengers. When the attackers arrived at their destination, they got off the plane and allowed the pilot to take off. No one was physically injured, and the aircraft was undamaged.

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