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Mexican Jetliner Hijacked
A Bolivian religious fanatic briefly hijacked a jetliner from the beach resort of Cancun as it landed in Mexico City.
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Hijacked Plane

Sept. 9, 2009: An Aeromexico plane that was hijacked sits on the tarmac at Mexico City's international airport on Wednesday. A jetliner en route from Cancun to Mexico City was briefly hijacked as it landed in Mexico's capital Wednesday. The hijackers released all passengers shortly before federal police stormed the plane, and the crew emerged unharmed moments later.

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Security Forces

Police prepare to enter a hijacked Aeromexico plane sitting on the tarmac at Mexico City's international airport, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009.

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Hijacked Plane

Alleged hijackers of an Aeromexico plane are escorted handcuffed by police away from the plane on the tarmac at Mexico City's international airport, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009. Police later said that there was only one hijacker.

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Jose Flores

Jose Flores, 44, of Bolivia is shown to the press after his arrest at the police hanger in Mexico City's airport Wednesday Sept. 9, 2009. Flores admitted he briefly hijacked a jetliner from the beach resort of Cancun as it landed in Mexico City. All passengers and the crew were released unharmed.

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Jose Flores

Jose Flores, 44, of Bolivia, gestures as he is shown to the press after his arrest in Mexico City's airport Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009. Flores admitted he hijacked a AeroMexico passenger plane after he had a "divine" revelation that a massive earthquake was going to hit Mexico City. All passengers and the crew were released unharmed.

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Jose Flores

Bolivian Jose Mark Flores Pereira gestures while being shown to the press after his arrest at the Federal Police hanger in Mexico City's airport, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009. Flores Pereira admitted he hijacked an Aero Mexico passenger plane after he had a "divine" revelation that a massive earthquake was going to hit Mexico City.

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Mexican Jetliner Hijacked

A Bolivian religious fanatic briefly hijacked a jetliner from the beach resort of Cancun as it landed in Mexico City.

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