skyjacking - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the hijacking of an aeroplane

    The Fazio brothers received some unwanted attention back in February 1980 when, nine years after the Cooper skyjacking, an eight-year-old boy called Brian Ingram, whose family had been given permission to camp on the beach, found three packets of the Cooper ransom money, still bundled up in rubber bands.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 14/02/2013