Libyan Flight Hijacked, Diverted To Malta; Most Of 118 On Board Released

Libyan Flight Hijacked, Diverted To Malta; Most Of 118 On Board Released

December 23, 2016 - A flight within Libya has been hijacked and diverted to Malta. It landed with 118 people on board; now, nearly all of them have been released.

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says as of 8:50 ET, 109 passengers have been evacuated from the plane and some crew members are in the process of being released.

We are keeping those affected, their families and friends in our thoughts and prayers. Should you need assistance following this event please contact AFA EAP at 800-424-2406.

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