Biman Bangladesh Plane Hijack Attempt | The Daily Star
  • Boeing 737-800

    Hijack bid foiled; suspect shot dead

    A man who allegedly tried to storm the cockpit of a Biman flight was killed in a commando operation at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram yesterday evening after all passengers were evacuated safely.

  • Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport

    Ctg-bound flights delayed at Dhaka airport

    Several flights bound for Chattogram could not depart from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka following Biman aircraft hijack attempt at Shah Amanat International Airport.

  • Bangladesh Biman plane hijack attempt

    A ‘mentally imbalanced’ man with a gun

    The “hijacker” who is killed in military operation is “mentally imbalanced”, according to what several officials have said.

  • A swift operation of 8 minutes

    Commandos of Bangladesh Army neutralised the hijacker of a national flag carrier flight at Chattogram airport in just eight minutes.

  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane hijacker neutralised

    Biman hijacker neutralised: Army

    The alleged hijacker of a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has been neutralised in military operation, Bangladesh Army says in a post-operation briefing.

  • Bangladesh Biman hijacker armed

    Biman hijacker was armed: CAAB chief

    The hijacker apprehended at Chattogram’s Shah Amanat International Airport was armed, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) says.