Unlawful Interference Airbus , Saturday 17 April 2004
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Date:Saturday 17 April 2004
Time:
Type:Airbus
Owner/operator:Qatar Airways
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Cairo International Airport (CAI) -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Casablanca (unknown airport)
Destination airport:Doha International Airport (DOH/OTBD)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
A Kuwaiti passenger demanded to be flown to Geneva. The perpetrator harassed the cabin crew and tried to enter the cockpit in a threatening manner. The pilot made an emergency landing in Cairo. Following his arrest, the perpetrator was examined by the airport doctor who concluded that he was suffering from some form of mental disturbance.

Sources:

Acts of Unlawful Interference - (1996-2004) / ICAO Aviation Security and Facilitation Branch (S&F)

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