An airline employee took off in a plane without permission at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle and crashed in Puget Sound

SeaTac Seattle Airport planeAP Photo/Ted S. Warren

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  • An airplane employee took off in a plane without permission at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle, Washington and later crashed in Puget Sound, the airport confirmed Friday night.
  • There no other passengers on board.
  • An FAA spokesperson confirmed that the plane departed without permission.
  • Alaska Airlines acknowledged the situation in a statement: “We are aware of an incident involving an unauthorized take-off of a Horizon Air Q400. We believe there are no passengers on board. More information as we learn more.”

An airplane employee took off in a plane without permission at Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle, Washington and later crashed in Puget Sound, the airport confirmed Friday night. There were no other passengers on board.

An FAA spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider that the plane departed without permission. Two F-15 fighter jets were scrambled within minutes to track the wayward plane, said Ed Troyer, the public information officer for the Pierce County Sheriff.

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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