Sat, Feb 20, 2010
Plane Taken From Marietta, GA
Los Angeles authorities are investigating an unauthorized
landing of a Cirrus SR22 G3 Turbo at LAX early Friday morning.
The airplane was was originally reported as having been stolen from
Marietta, GA, but additional details now reveal that the aircraft
was taken from San Diego, where the owner indicates that a spare
set of keys left with a flight school were used by the thief to
abscond with the plane.
Laura Eimiller, a spokeswoman for the FBI, told The Associated
Press that airport police contacted the agency following the
pre-dawn landing in California.
The plane is registered to the Marietta brokerage firm SWT
Aviation Inc., who was not available to comment.
LAPD spokesman Officer Cleon Joseph said the pilot had been
apprehended and was being interviewed by the FBI. His
identification is being withheld.
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