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Passengers subdue man on airplane

By Zhao Lei ( China Daily ) Updated: 2017-03-21 07:30:23

Flight to Beijing had to be diverted after attempt to break into cockpit

Passengers aboard an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner on Saturday helped subdue a man attempting to break into the cockpit as the aircraft flew to Beijing from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.

Aviation Industry Corp of China said on Monday that one of its employees, Cao Hongguo, who was a passenger on board Flight ET604, was the first to restrain the suspect, according to a news release and a video interview of Cao sent to China Daily by the State-owned aviation giant.

Passengers subdue man on airplane

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