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World IN BRIEF : INDIA : 4 Art Students Hijack Airplane

April 11, 1993|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Four art students seeking to postpone their final examinations hijacked an Indian Airlines plane but were quickly overpowered by passengers after the jetliner returned to Lucknow. One hijacker was even slapped across the face "as if he were a naughty child," said Tom Segev, an Israeli journalist who was on the flight.

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