The airline employee who stole a plane from the Seattle airport and fatally crashed onto a small island was not a licensed pilot

August 15, 2018

Youtube/Handout via REUTERS Airline ground agent Richard Russell stole an empty Horizon Air plane on Friday night from Sea-Tac International Airport and fatally crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound. Officials have said that the 29-year-old was not a licensed pilot, but had clearance to be among aircraft. Video from the incident shows the Horizon Air Q400 doing large loops and dangerous maneuvers before crashing on to an…

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