Airline Workersteals plane and later Crashes it in seattle
A plane has crashed after an employee carried out an “unauthorized takeoff” at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) on Friday night.
Sea-Tac airport confirmed the news in a tweet.
Alaska Airlines said on its blog that the pilot was likely a ground service agent working for Horizon Air.
The plane was taken when it was “in a maintenance position” and it wasn’t scheduled to be used for passenger flight, the airline added.
It crashed about an hour after takeoff, But the plane was said to have no other occupants other than the pilot.
The plane was a Horizon Air Q400, according to Alaska Airlines.