Airline employee who stole plane from SeaTac Airport was ‘authorized’ to be near craft, officials say, citing ‘no security violations’

The airline employee who stole a plane for an “unauthorized flight” at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday before crashing was able to “legitimately” access the area where the craft was held,  officials said in a news conference on Saturday. They said they… Continue Reading

Plane crashes after ‘unauthorized take-off’ from SeaTac airport, officials say

Alaska Airlines planes are seen at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash., Oct. 30, 2013.  (Reuters) A passenger plane crashed on an island in Puget Sound on Friday night, not long after a suspect conducted an “unauthorized take-off” from Seattle-Tacoma… Continue Reading