Alaska Airlines announced that the Board had no passengers, and the aircraft was abducted by a mechanic.
In Washington state in the United States crashed stolen from airline Horizon Airlines plane, informs Rus.Media.
The incident occurred on Friday night local time, after was stolen by an employee from the international airport Seattle-Tacoma.
The command of the aerospace defense of North America raised fighter jets to escort the plane. Meanwhile, the County Sheriff’s Department pierce reported that two F-15 was not involved in the crash.
The crash occurred on the island of Citron, which is located in the North-West of Tacoma. On the small island is home to about 20 residents.
“Horizon Airlines plane crashed on the island Ketron. According to preliminary information, an unidentified airline mechanic stole the plane. The catastrophe was caused by a lack of skills to fly,” said Sheriff Paul Pastor.
It became known later that the person who stole the plane was only 29 years old, he is from the County pier. The Sheriff’s Department, called it “suicidal.” At the moment it is unknown whether he managed to survive.
Law enforcement agencies do not link the incident to terrorism.
“Most of the terrorists do not loop over the water. Perhaps the entertainment is very, very wrong,” said the Sheriff.
At the scene left law enforcement and the U.S. coast guard.
Alaska Airlines announced that the Board had no passengers.