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February 21, 2013 at 10:26 AM

Hawaii man indicted for hoax hijack call on Sea-Tac flight

A federal grand jury has indicted a Hawaii man for allegedly calling the Honolulu FBI office last month to report a hijacker may be aboard a Kona-to-Seattle flight. The Jan. 17 call turned out to be a hoax, but it prompted military jets to scramble and escort the Alaska Airlines flight in to Seattle. Authorities took one man off the plane and he cooperated…


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