'How come you've never hijacked anything for me?': Twitterati react to EgyptAir hijacking

On Tuesday morning, the world woke up to hear about an EgyptAir plane being hijacked. As more details about the news started filtering in, we learnt that it was the work of a lone hijacker, one who claimed to be armed with explosives.

And although unconfirmed reports suggested the Egyptian man was seeking political asylum, EgyptAir officials said he might have acted out of "personal reasons", as he was trying to meet his estranged ex-wife.

Throughout the day, Twitter was flooded with responses from users, with the #EgyptAir hashtag the top trending topic of the day. Here's a selection of the tweets on the lighter side of things: