Official: Passenger tried to enter Virgin plane's cockpit

A passenger tried to enter the cockpit of a Virgin Australia Airlines plane travelling from Brisbane and the pilot called it a "hijack", an Indonesian transport official told local station Metro TV.


'Drunk passenger' caused Virgin plane hijack reports

A Virgin Australia spokesman said a drunken passenger trying to break into its cockpit en route to Bali had lead to initial erroneous reports that a plane from Brisbane had been hijacked.