A local aviation expert says the incident shows glaring gaps in airport security.
The Bombardier Q400 turboprop is designed for short-distance flights and can seat 76 passengers, Alaska Air said. There were no passengers aboard.
As of now, no other people have been reported hurt, and the airport has resumed normal operations.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport confirmed an airline employee stole the plane.
Authorities initially said the man was a mechanic, but Alaska Airlines later said he was believed to be a ground service agent employed by Horizon. Two military F-15s were scrambled to pursue the plane, but were not involved in the crash.
According to the mercurynews.com, witnesses reported seeing the Bombardier Q400, a turboprop aircraft, perform a loop-the-loop and almost slam into Chambers Bay, all while being pursued by fighter jets.
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Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor described the incident at a press conference as a "joyride gone terribly wrong".
Through all of this, air traffic controllers and other professionals gently worked to guide "Rich" to a safe landing, directing him to nearby runways.
Scott Adams, a battalion chief with West Pierce Fire and Rescue, said about 10:30 p.m. the crash had started a grass fire, and that two fire engines, a medic unit and a command unit were at the site, along with firefighting staff from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
"Oh man", Rich says, "those guys will rough me up if I try and land there". He documented his feelings working at the job on his social media and said he liked to travel and was hoping to one day work in a management position at the company.
While in the air, Russell joked for almost 20 minutes with the air traffic control agent, but admitted he had "a few screws loose" and called himself "just a broken guy".
President Donald Trump was briefed and the White House praised authorities' quick response to the crisis. He is now at his New Jersey golf club. Video showed fiery flames amid trees on the island, which is sparsely populated and only accessible by ferry.
The sheriff said earlier that the employee was a airline mechanic, but the airline said he was a ground service agent.
"We believe there are no passengers on board", the tweet said.
The Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Transportation Safety Board were investigating the incident. That's why the F-15s got scrambled to deal with this issue, and it seems highly likely that they would have fired on the plane if it made any aggressive moves towards airports or cities. Near the end of the video, you can also see the aftermath of the crash.
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In addition, since J35 has just given birth, she "may have extra lipid stores built up" that were preparing her body for nursing. While he is part of the core veterinarian team trying to save the whale, it was the first time he'd seen the animal in person.
Pogba who joined the Manchester United setup just four days before the match, never looked like he missed pre-season friendlies. The Englishman had a fine game in the Premier League's first match of the season and played his part in the 2-1 win.
The Marvel , DC and Star Wars movies all regularly pull in north of $700 million if they don't reach $1 billion worldwide. Leonard "Bones" McCoy in the Kelvin timeline Star Trek films, responded to Spiner, taking the overly-literal approach.
Manigault Newman also describes Trump as a man who "loved conflict, chaos and confusion; he loved seeing people argue or fight". Chait points to the a Politico story in which White House staffers say they are unwilling to take her on.
It's also possible Musk has some unconventional plan that would take Tesla private without using traditional sources. A SpaceX spokeswoman declined to comment on its shareholders, future or current investors, or its capital structure.
However, the new store will be different from Steam's , which has become a platform where nearly anyone can sell a game. Discord has launched a beta for what's being called the Discord Store, a place where users can purchase games directly.
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China said on Wednesday that it will impose 25% tariffs on an additional U.S. $16 billion worth of American good from Aug 23. Beijing has stepped up efforts, so far without success, to recruit governments including Germany and France as allies.
President Donald Trump and others have criticized the players, saying their protests are unpatriotic and disrespect the military. Numerous players, from different teams, wanted to show their "outrage" at something that a lot of them are unable to define.
There's a real sense of disappointment in the red half of Manchester with the title seemingly nowhere near. But get the players in. "I am very pleased for Luke Shaw ".
Tourist on bike struck and killed by vehicle in Manhattan
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Blade Runner's Sean Young wanted for questioning by NYPD
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PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth loses his cool
I made an adjustment over at 17, I wanted to make sure I got this to the hole and then I blow it by 4 feet and then miss it. I said to my caddie a couple of holes before it was the most fun I'd ever had and then that happened.
Sarri not aiming to repeat Napoli formula at Chelsea
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Changes to ICBC premiums would see bad drivers pay more
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Derby sign Malone from Huddersfield
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Israel Kills Two Palestinians, Wounds Hundreds at Gaza Protest
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NASA sees major Hurricane Hector moving south of Hawaii
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