variants also highjacked
past tense of hijack
as in commandeered
to take control of (a vehicle) by force some loser tried to hijack the plane with a toy gun

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“Hijacked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hijacked. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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