VIDEO: Passenger gets on film the EgyptAir Hijacker “Selfie”

(AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)

LONDON (WTNH)– Video has now surfaced of the viral #HijackerSelfie.

The footage shows the exact moment Ben Innes takes a photo with hijacker, Seif Eldin Mustafa.



EgyptAir Flight 181 was hijacked on Tuesday when flying to Cairo from Alexandria.

The plane was carrying 72 people when it was routed to Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus due to the hijacking.

Although the photo wasn’t an actual “selfie”, the hashtag #HijackerSelfie started to get some buzz after the photo of Innes and Mustafa surfaced.




The suspect was arrested and all hostages were freed.

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