Turkey F-16 forces down hijacked airliner told to fly to Sochi

Turkey scrambled a jet fighter on Friday to force down an airliner from Ukraine after a would-be hijacker on board brandishing a detonator ordered it to Sochi where the Winter Olympic opening ceremony was underway, Turkish officials said.

Turkish Airlines hijack attempt foiled by passengers: Report

The would-be hijacker, 40, demanded that the aircraft return to Oslo.