Hijacked plane has landed in Switzerland, hijacker arrested

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Updated: 2/17 12:58 am Published: 2/17 12:57 am

GENEVA (AP) - Swiss police say the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines plane forced to land in Geneva has been arrested.

Police spokesman Jean-Philippe Brandt told The Associated Press that "the situation is under control" and nobody on the flight was injured.

Further details of the incident will be released at a news conference at 9 a.m. (0800 GMT).

Brandt says the airport remains closed.

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