CanJet Airlines 737-800 is hijacked in MBJ

CanJet Airlines (2nd) (Halifax) had one of its Boeing 737-800s hijacked at Montego Bay (MBJ) late last night lingering into this morning. The airliner was operating as flight C6 918 from Halifax to Montego Bay for Transat Tours Canada. A “mentally challenged youngster” was able to get on board the airliner at MBJ and demanded the crew fly him to Cuba. The flight was operating with 178 passengers and five crew members. The hijacker released the passengers and held the crew as hostages until the aircraft was stormed and the crew was released.