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Teen grabbed flight controls of small Alaska plane

Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:03 am

Aboard a small scheduled flight in Western Alaska, a teenager grabbed the flight controls and according to the pilot, attempted to crash the flight. He was some arrested some time later after an investigation by state police.

Rather small aircraft, but uncommon apart from Alaska prisoner transport flights where I have heard similar tales. It is rare to have it occur on a scheduled flight so I figured I would share. ... 66781.html
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Re: Teen grabbed flight controls of small Alaska plane

Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:30 am

when an idiot
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Re: Teen grabbed flight controls of small Alaska plane

Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:50 am

I seem to recall watching a news story of some kids who stole a Cessna and landed it on an interstate, then claimed there was a bomb on the plane and everyone else jumped out

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