These are the first pictures of the hijacked EgyptAir plane on the tarmac at Larnaca Airport in Cyprus.
The EgyptAir plane hijackers are allowing women and children to leave the aircraft, with some now disembarking, Cypriot officials said.
The number of hijackers is unclear but the airline confirmed the plane is "officially hijacked".
Egyptair have released an official statement about a hijacked flight which landed in Cyprus today.
The airliner said the aircraft was an Airbus 320, flight 181, carrying 81 passengers.
It departed from Borg El Arab airport, near to Alexandria to, the capital Cairo.
A man who hijacked an Egyptair flight which landed in Cyprus is thought to be strapped with explosives, according to Cypriot media.
Police have been asked to back away from the aircraft, Cypriot broadcasters say.
Flight radar shows the path of the hijacked Egyptair flight MSR181.
The tracking information said the departure was at 4:36am and it had an estimated arrival of 8:46 EEST.
The airline confirmed the plane is "officially hijacked".
The flight was a domestic internal flight from Alexandria to Cairo, which landed in Cyprus.
Egyptair confirmed one of its flights from Alexandria to Cairo was "officially hijacked", adding it would be releasing an official statement.
The Egyptair plane was hijacked by one person, according to civil aviation and police sources.
There are about 60 people onboard the jet, the sources added.
The Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation reported that 55 people were on board, with a crew of 7.
The hijacked Egyptair flight was a domestic internal flight from Alexandria to Cairo.
The Airbus 320 was diverted and landed in Cyprus.
At least one man was thought to be armed when a domestic Egyptair flight from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked on Tuesday.
The hijacking occurred in Cyprus's flight information region and the airliner was then diverted to Larnaca where it landed.
According to the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation, 55 people were on board, with a crew of seven.
Earlier it was reported that between 80-81 people were on the flight.
A bomb was suspected on board the hijacked Egyptair flight, according to Cypriot officials.
BREAKING: Cyprus official says hijacked Egypt plane has landed at Larnaka airport, bomb suspected on board
One man thought to be armed was on board the Egyptair plane, Cypriot state radio claim.
Between 80 and 81 people passengers were on the aircraft which was flying from Alexandria to Cairo.
Sources say the plane was an Airbus 320.