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F-15Cs break sound barrier to intercept stolen airliner out of Seattle airport in bizarre incident

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Two 15-Cs broke the sound barrier to intercept a stolen airliner out of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night.
Facebook users reported hearing sonic booms over Eatonville.
An airport maintenance worker stole the Dash 8 twin-engine turboprop commuter airliner and was killed when the aircraft crashed.
In a bizarre incident originating from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Washington state an Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Bombardier Dash 8 twin-engine turboprop commuter airliner was commandeered by a lone male, reported to be an airport maintenance worker, and...
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An Airline Employee Who Stole an Airplane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Was Chased by Military Planes Before Crashing

An Airline Employee Who Stole an Airplane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Was Chased by Military Planes Before Crashing

10 days ago   |   By Jalopnik

This Friday night, August 10, an empty Horizon Airlines plane crashed after it was stolen by a ground employee from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at 8pm local time. After being chased by two F-15 military jets, the 76-seat plane crashed in a wooded area 40 miles away, according to CNN.
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