Pilot Accidentally Signaled Hijack Code
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December14, 2020 - by www.canadianaviator.com
A red-faced pilot had some explaining to do when he or she landed at the airport in Kingston, Ontario last week and a phalanx of police vehicles were there to meet him.
The pilot inadvertently squawked 7500, the universal distress code for an aircraft that has been hijacked, on his transponder while flying from the Toronto area.
A hijack alert is always...