A gunman took 180 passengers on board a plane hostage at a Jamaican airport late on Sunday evening, but released all its passengers unharmed later, according to a CNN report.
However, five crew members of the Canadian plane were still being held as hostages, airline officials said.
A spokeswoman for the airport told CNN that the hostage crisistook place while a CanJet flight was taking off from Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay to Halifax, Canada.
Theman reportedly entered the airport using a fake identity card and then sneaked onto the flight.
TheJamaican police said that they were waiting for more information about the crisis. Security personnel have been deployed at the airport.