anti skyjacking

skyjacking

[skahy-jak-ing]
noun
an act or instance of hijacking an aircraft.

Origin:
1965–70; skyjack + -ing1

antiskyjacking, adjective
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skyjack
"to hijack an airplane," 1961, apparently coined in N.Y. Mirror headlines, from sky + second element of hijack (q.v.).
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