SeaTac stolen plane: Airline employee allegedly steals plane, takes off

An airline mechanic who worked on the ground stole a plane at Seattle-Tacoma Airport (SeaTac), took off unauthorized and then later crashed, SeaTac airport said. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office confirmed a suicidal male, age 29, was on board, and it was not a terrorist incident.

The plane crashed on Ketorn Island outside Seattle. It's a small island with about two dozen residents.  

According to the Pierce County Sheriff, preliminary information indicated a mechanic from unknown airlines stole the plane. The Pierce County Sheriff tweeted the person was "doing stunts in air or lack of flying skills caused crash into Island."

Full Story: CBS News 


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