In a video posted to Alaska Airlines' verified YouTube page late Friday night, Horizon Air's Chief Operating Officer, Constance von Muehlen, said the plane was taken by a Horizon Air employee, and no other passenger or crew were onboard.
Some Seattle-bound flights were diverted to Vancouver.
Alaska Airlines acknowledged the incident in a statement, saying "We are aware of an incident involving an unauthorized take-off of a Horizon Air Q400". KIRO 7 further reports that a mechanic who works at the airport took the plane and flew it south along the coast, doing maneuvers.
"I got a lot of people that care about me", he said on the recording. "I don't know what the burnage is like on takeoff, but it burned quite a bit faster than I expected". Only the unknown pilot was on the plane. The identity and condition of the pilot are not known.
He said he didn't want to disappoint them but that he was "just a broken guy, got a dew screws loose, I guess". I would like to apologise to each and every one of them.
Witnesses reported seeing the plane being chased by military aircraft before it crashed on Ketron Island, southwest of Tacoma, Washington. We're trying to get accurate information about what is actually going on. "I was hoping that was going to be it, ya know".
He is believed to have been suicidal when he stole the plane capable of carrying 76 passengers.
Witness Royal King told The Seattle Times he was photographing a wedding when he saw the low-flying turboprop being chased by two F-15s.
But Peskov said the sanctions undo the goodwill curried by presidents Trump and Putin at their Helsinki summit last month . USA officials say the order is meant to answer the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain.
The UFC boss added "We have a guy who works here at the UFC who loves the Diaz brothers and he wanted to get this fight done". A out between these two rivals has been on the cards since UFC 223, when McGregor attacked a bus which contained Nurmagomedov.
The Asian economic powerhouse will add the tariffs on USA imports to measure the same tax placed on their exports, CNBC said . China's 25 percent tariffs will apply to USA products such as coal, gasoline, vehicles, motorcycles and medical equipment.
The tension between USA and China however, may partially blunt the effect of Iran sanctions on India's oil sourcing. Prices drew some support from US sanctions against Iran, introduced Tuesday in a range of sectors.
The president also blasted Democrats claiming they're pro-crime specifically calling out California Democrat Maxine Waters. It was unclear Saturday why Hicks, who left the White House in March, was accompanying the president's team.
Initial evidence indications that Tesla did not immediately respond when the PIF's initially expressed interest to CEO Elon Musk . While it is unlikely the SEC will take action on Tuesday's tweet, there are a group of investors who are likely to sue.
But with the violent weekend becoming a national issue, Johnson never even touched on what development had been achieved. Of the wounded who gave their age, the oldest was 62 and the youngest 11, according to police records.
The source said: 'The possibility of a reunion has been discussed and Meghan looks set to incorporate it into her trip. The royal couple were attending the wedding of the prince's long-time friend Charlie van Straubenzee to Daisy Jenks.
According to the report , occasionally live chickens are tested to determine if West Nile is present in a particular area. This follows detection of the virus in mosquito surveillance pools from Cascade, Hill, and Lewis & Clark counties.
It's been three months since Meghan's spoken with her father, and she reportedly intends to keep it that way. If that weren't enough, Meghan has been working non-stop ever since she became Prince Harry's wife.
Another blaze that ignited last week has damaged a historic Northern California resort in the Stanislaus National Forest. Meanwhile, firefighters are battling more than a dozen other major fires amid California's hot and dry weather.
Europe is getting a Smash Ultimate limited edition
Both characters play the same way (the latter is dubbed an "echo" character) and you know Simon's equipped with his iconic whip. Classic Mode: The single-player mode in which players battle against a series of fighters will return in Super Smash Bros .
Hope fades for survivors in Indonesia quake with 131 killed
Aid organizations, already on Lombok following last week's 6.4 quake said they were stepping up their humanitarian efforts. The family are said to have been staying around 60 miles from the epicentre after arriving on Lombok the previous day.
Pacific Union agents killed in Santa Ana plane crash
Family members identified one of the victims as Nasim Ghanadan, who was a realtor from the East Bay and on the flight for work. The plane was owned by Category III Aviation Corp., a San Francisco-based real estate consulting firm, according to KCBS .
Mo Salah happy with Liverpool's transfer business
Fekir scored 18 goals for Lyon last season and can operate as a central attacking midfielder, on the flanks and even as a false 9. Earlier in the summer, Liverpool were favourites to land the Lyon captain but ran into trouble.