An Egyptair flight bound from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked during the night (Eastern time) and is currently on the ground in Cyprus. There are between 40 and 80 hostages on board at the time of this post, with some 30 estimated to have been released. The hostage-taker is believed to be strapped with an explosive “suicide” vest according to authorities who spoke to Sky News. Airport officials tell reporters that among the hostages are 10 Americans. Above, please watch the Sky News live feed. We will update as possible.