Mexican Security Forces Detain Hijacking Suspects

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Posted: Sep 9, 2009 3:11 PM by Anna Brown
Updated: Sep 9, 2009 3:54 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Hijack, hijacking, hijacked, airplane, Mexico City, Aeromexico, plane, international airport

At least five men have been detained by Mexican security forces for the hijacking of an Aeromexico plane.

The plane is sitting on a runway at Mexico City's international airport. The plane was headed to Mexico City from Cancun.

Passengers and crew members were not harmed.

Mexican news media report the hijackers are Bolivian citizens who were demanding to talk with Mexican President Felipe Calderon. Mexican network TV Azteca said the place was carrying 104 passengers.

Mexico City international airport remains open.

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