Reports: Stolen Plane Takes Off at SeaTac Airport, Crashes After F-15s Chase

An airline employee stole an empty passenger plane at SeaTac International Airport and crashed it in the Puget Sound, the airport confirmed late Friday evening.

Shortly after the as-yet-unidentified pilot took off with the jet, Alaska Airlines confirmed that “We are aware of an incident involving an unauthorized take-off of a Horizon Air Q400. We believe there are no passengers on board.”

Multiple outlets reported that two F-15s were dispatched to intercept the plane and force the rogue pilot to land.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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