A Vueling (VY) aircraft landed under military jet escort at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport (AMS) Wednesday after reports it had been hijacked. Dutch F-16 fighters were scrambled to escort the Airbus A320 after reports that the aircraft, en route to AMS from Malaga, Spain, had been hijacked. But Spanish low-cost carrier VY told Reuters there was no hostage situation and said the incident resulted from a miscommunication between the pilot and the control tower, a situation Schiphol ...

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