Virgin Australia flight VA41 has reportedly been hijacked on route to Bali.

Virgin Australia flight VA41

The Boeing 737-800, registration number VH-YIF, has recently landed at Bali Ngurah Rai Airport (DPS).

The aircraft had sent off from Brisbane International Airport at 01:00 UTC and was scheduled to fly to Bali.

Track Flight VA41

We tracked the flight here on Plane Finder. Playback of it approaching Bali here:

VA41 VH-YIF Arriving in Bali
VA41 VH-YIF Arriving in Bali

Reuters reported that a passenger tried to enter the cockpit and the captain initially reported this as a hijack attempt.

Virgin Australia has reported that the passenger involved was under the influence of alcohol.

There are no reports of any injuries to passengers or crew.

Boeing 737-800 Aircraft

The three-year-old Boeing 737-800 aircraft involved in the incident is shown below:

Virgin Blue Boeing 737-800 VH-YIF - photo © Brett Shillabeer -
Virgin Blue Boeing 737-800 VH-YIF – photo © Brett Shillabeer –

Flight VA41 was using callsign VOZ41.

Bali Ngurah Rai Airport was closed shortly after the aircraft landed.

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Departure from Brisbane

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