All passengers on board Virgin Australia plane safe - Indonesian spokesman

JAKARTA, April 25 Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:06am EDT

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JAKARTA, April 25 (Reuters) - All passengers on board a Virgin Australia plane that landed in the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Friday after a hijack alert were unharmed and being taken off the aircraft, an Indonesian air force spokesman said.

The alarm was raised after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit of the flight from Brisbane to Bali, Indonesian officials said. The airline said that the passenger was drunk. (Reporting by Jakarts newsroom; Writing by Robert Birsel; Editing by Michael Urquhart)