Ethiopian Airlines are reporting all passengers and crew are safe at Geneva Airport. Associated Press announced that the hijacker of the plane has been arrested. Police spokesman Jean-Philippe Brandt told The Associated Press that “the situation is under control”
Flights bound for Geneva have been cancelled or diverted as a result.
The reason for the hijacking is unclear, although unconfirmed reports suggest that some of those on board the aircraft may have been requesting asylum. There was also a report that one of the pilots may have been involved. This has not been confirmed.
The 767 was reportedly escorted by two Eurofighter Typhoons
Will continue to update.