Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle’s airport, crashes

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An airline employee stole an airplane at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport on Friday and was chased by two military jets before crashing on an island in Puget Sound, the local sheriff said.

There was no indication that the incident was an act of terror, the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said on Twitter.

No passengers were onboard and normal operations have resumed at the airfield, the airport said on Twitter.

The 29-year-old pilot was suicidal and appeared to have acted alone. He was probably killed in the crash, the sheriff said.

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Employee takes off in empty airplane from Seattle’s airport, crashes


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