Hijacked Egypt Air plane lands in Cyprus
The hijack was confirmed by Egypt Air through their official Twitter account.
"Our flight MS181 is officially hijacked. we'll publish an official statement now," a tweet read.
The airline company said that the flight, an Airbus 320, was carrying 81 passengers and was forced to land at the Larnaca airport.
"A negotiation with the kidnappers is underway," another tweet read.