• 'Just a broken guy, got a few screws loose,' says pilot after taking passenger plane that crashed near Seattle

    4 monthes ago - By LA Times

    The man who took and flew a passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport had been with Horizon Air for more than three years and had passed all security clearances to be in the area of the parked aircraft, authorities said Saturday. But investigators are still trying to understand...
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  • Airline employee who stole plane from SeaTac Airport was 'authorized' to be near craft, officials say, citing 'no security violations'

    4 monthes ago - By FOX News

    The airport employee responsible for stealing a plane and jetting off on an “unauthorized flight” at Seattle-Tacoma International on Friday before crashing was able to “legitimately” access the area where the plane was held, said officials, adding that they think he was the only person aboard.
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  • Man Who Stole and Crashed Plane Near Seattle Identified

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Richard B. Russell, a ground service agent at the Seattle-Tacoma Airport, flew a turboprop aircraft for nearly an hour over Puget Sound.
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  • 'Suicidal' airline employee who stole plane from SeaTac Airport had bizarre conversation with air traffic control before crashing

    4 monthes ago - By FOX News

    The unidentified pilot who stole a plane from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport before crashing it into a small island on Friday was heard sounding excited as he spoke to air traffic controllers.
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