After Septenber 11 terrorist attacks, airlines and airports took importanly strict actions against potential hijackers, chich also consisted on investings high amounts of money in new weapon-detection technology and new inspections to avoid passengers carrying dangerous objects, specially sharp ones which were precisely what hijackers used to take control of the four planes in 911.
Forced piloting hijackingsEdit
- In September 1970, El Al flight 219, TWA 741, Swissair 100, Pan Am 93 and BOAC 775 were hijacked by Palestine terrorists and forced to land in a former British air base in Zakra, Jordan. Their goal was to ask for Palestinean prisioners' freedom.
- In 4th July, 1976 an Air France A300 was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda.