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Amateur video shows Bali police boarding Virgin Australia plane during hijack scare

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Amateur video filmed on the tarmac of Bali's Denpasar International Airport showed dozens of armed police officers pointing their guns at the Virgin Australia on Friday (April 25). A drunk passenger triggered a hijack scare on Friday when he tried to break into the cockpit of a Virgin Australia plane flying from Brisbane to the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, transport officials said. A Virgin Australia Airlines official said there had not been an attempt to hijack the aircraft but a "flight emergency" when a 28-year-old male passenger banged on the door of the cockpit trying to get in an hour before it was due to land. Crew members seized the passenger, whom authorities identified as Matt Christopher Lockley from Australia, and handcuffed him. The pilot then alerted Indonesian air traffic controllers of a possible hijacking. The plane landed an hour later in Bali, Indonesian authorities said. Police boarde

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