Stolen Plane Takes Off From SeaTac Airport, Crashes After F-15s Chase

GABRIEL BOUYS

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

Shortly after the as-yet-unidentified pilot took off with the jet, Alaska Airlines Tweeted 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 try and force the rogue pilot to land.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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