A Highjacker Goes Down

A fast-thinking pilot, with the help of passengers, fooled a gunman who had hijacked a jetliner flying from Africa to the Canary Islands, braking hard upon landing then quickly accelerating to knock the man down so travellers could pounce on him, Spanish officials said Friday.

Rarely is my heart so warmed by a story about regular people throwing boiling water on a man’s face as they beat him.
via Boing Boing

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