The hijackers seized the plane EgyptAir

The EgyptAir plane which was carrying out internal flight in Egypt from Alexandria to Cairo, was captured. This was stated by the representative of the airline, according to Bloomberg.

The hijackers demanded to make a landing in Cyprus, she said.

Reuters reports that the aircraft landed in Larnaca. The Agency refers to the message of the Cypriot state broadcaster.

On Board is 80-81 people, writes Reuters with reference to public radio of Syria.

Presumably, the plane is one armed man, radio.