The incident killed the pilot who stole the plane. In the USA at the international airport Seattle-Tacoma made an unauthorized landing on one of the planes in the night of Friday, August 10. Today, the aircraft crashed approximately 50 kilometers from the airport, near the island of Ketron, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to UNIAN.
As reported by The New York Times, the hijacker acted alone. Passengers in the plane.
“We know who he is. No one else involved”, – reported in police.
Police do not consider the version of a terrorist act. According to them, the hijacker of the plane – mechanic, residing in the County of pierce. Officials from the County pier, where the plane crashed believe that the 29-year-old pilot had committed suicide.
“I have a lot of people who care about me, and they will be disappointed if you hear that I did it,” – said the hijacker during the flight.
All the time while the plane was in the air, air traffic controllers gave the man instructions on how to fly a plane and tried to persuade him to land.
In addition to the deceased pilot, as a result of incident nobody has suffered.