Trump informed about the incident with the stolen plane in Seattle

CC BY 2.0 / Daniel Betts / N442QXСамолет Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 airline, Horizon Air (Alaska Air Group) at the airport of Seattle Tacoma. Archival photoTrump informed about the incident with the stolen plane in SeattleCC BY 2.0 / Daniel Betts / N442QX

The President of the United States Donald trump informed about the incident with the stolen plane in Seattle, he monitors the situation, said the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders.

«The President was informed about the incident with the stolen plane from the airport in Seattle, and he is monitoring the situation as incoming information. Federal authorities assisted in the investigation carried out by the local authorities,» — said in a statement released by Sanders.

Earlier it was reported that an airline, Horizon Air, made an unauthorized flight of the plane from the airport of Seattle Tacoma. Passengers in the plane. As reported by the Sheriff’s office, the incident is not related to terrorism, hijacking was committed by a man with suicidal intent. According to media reports, he did not have the necessary knowledge about how to land and acted alone. During the flight the plane was accompanied by fighter jets F-15. The airliner crashed in the South Puget.

Local media reported that the 29-year-old man who hijacked a plane lived in pierce County and worked as a mechanic at the airport. As reported on the website of the airline, ground personnel directed the aircraft after landing, are responsible for de-icing treatment of the aircraft and baggage claim. The man’s name is not officially called. According to local newspaper the Seattle Times, in conversations with him air traffic controllers called it «rich» and «Richard».

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