Hijacked Plane Makes Emergency Landing in TurkeyS

Friday afternoon, a man claiming to have a bomb reportedly tried to hijack a Turkey-bound Pegasus Airlines flight from the Ukraine to Sochi, where the Olympic Opening Ceremony had just started. According to NBC News' Richard Engel, pilots turned off their inflight monitors and flew to Istanbul, where the plane landed safely and is now surrounded by security. The situation is on-going, according to Engel.

UPDATE 2:05 PM: The attempted hijacker has been detained and is in custody, according to Turkish officials. No word yet if he even had a bomb.

[Image of Pegasus plane in 2007 via AP]