Ethiopian Plane Hijacking: Protecting Against Rogue Pilots

Brian Ross discusses the recent hijacking incident and security measures to protect against similar situations.
3:00 | 02/17/14

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On -- now from ABC's chief -- of course by Brian Ross -- here's something like this trying to set alerts go -- all around the world and we all remember that Egypt Egyptian I would actually brought down a plan. That's why George in the basic premise -- other securities to make sure that nobody can get inside the cockpit. So a crazed or determine pilots inside the cockpit. Can cause great Havoc and you say -- it was in 1999. That a co pilot and Egypt airplane after taking off from Kennedy Airport. Apparently flew right into the ocean. Killing 217 people so in the -- you can take some precautions but there's no foolproof way to stop for a pilot there really -- in this case Italian jets were scrambled to follow that plane in Geneva and in the US foreign aircraft are often required to take certain maneuvers by the tower to -- the pilots are under control and following directions and if they're not of course jets -- be -- here.

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