A 29-year-old Mississippi airport employee was arrested Saturday after stealing a plane. reports that Axes. The man threatened to crash the plane into a supermarket. Ultimately, he landed the plane without damage or injury, the Mississippi governor said on Twitter.
According to local media, around 5 a.m. (local time) police received a report of a plane, possibly stolen, flying low over the city of Tupelo. The pilot then contacted police and threatened to crash the plane into a branch of the supermarket chain Walmart.
Man a Employee from the Tupelo airport, police said. Officers evacuated the store and the surrounding area and attempted to speak with the man.
After evacuating both Walmart and the surrounding area, police attempted to negotiate with the man. The police arrested the people of the area Advised Avoid the area where the pilot was flying. On that day Flight Radar 24 The pilot was flying in circles over Tupelo and surrounding towns.
The man was flying a Beech C90A King Air twin-engine aircraft. Because these types of planes can travel more than 1,300 kilometers with full fuel tanks, police said the danger zone is greater than Tupelo. So the pilot could have crashed the plane at a remote location.
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