Friday, February 16, 2007

AP: Mauritanian hijacker gets in hot water

By JUAN MANUEL PARDELLAS, Associated Press Writer

TENERIFE, Canary Islands — A fast-thinking pilot with passengers in cahoots fooled a hijacker by braking hard upon landing, then accelerating to knock the man down. When he fell, flight attendants threw boiling water in his face, and about 10 people pounced on him, Spanish officials said Friday.

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