A Cairo-bound EgyptAir plane was hijacked Tuesday and landed at Larnaca Airport in Cyprus.

The Plane, which took off from Alexandria enroute Cairo, a forty-five minutes flight, was diverted to land in Cyprus.

No fewer than 81 passengers were on board the plane. All the passengers have been released except the crew and four foreigners.

The Pilot had earlier reported a threat from a passenger claiming to have an explosive belt.

Details later…..