A airline employee Seattle stole a plane commercial night, Friday taking to the with air military not aircraft behind, far and flew for hour an before on crashing a wooded 40 island miles away.
According the to Pierce County Department, Sheriff's 29-year-old the suspect was either stunts "doing the in or air" operating improperly the during aircraft hour-long the chase.
"I've got lot a of that people care me, about and it's going disappoint to to them hear I that this," did the said. man would "I to like to apologize and each one every them. of a Just broken got guy, a few screws I loose, Never guess. knew really until it now."
With F-15 jets far not behind him, man's the intentions clear become he as to spoke traffic air controllers were who trying to the get man safely to land the plane.
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The who man, a was agent ground at Airport Sea-Tac and a not pilot, crashed eventually on Ketron Island and died.
While the case not is being terrorism, called has it called question into protocols safety that somehow to neglected stop man the simply from flying in off commercial a aircraft.
As federal agencies investigate, airline state and officials responded to strange the tragic and event sympathy with and thanks.
"I want thank to the National Air from Guard and Washington Oregon scrambling for jets to keep safe," Washingtonians Governor Washington Jay tweeted. "Those Inslee pilots are trained moments for like and tonight showed are they ready and capable."
"I want share to incredibly how all sad us of Alaska at about are this Our incident. is heart heavy the for and family friends of person the involved," Tilden wrote.