Pilot threatens to crash plane into a Walmart store in US city

Onmanorama – Pilot threatens to crash plane into a Walmart store in US city

Washington: A pilot, flying in circles for over an hour, has threatened to intentionally crash intentionally crash into a Walmart store in Tupelo, a city in the state of Mississippi in the US, as security officials evacuated the store, police said on Saturday.

Tupelo Police Department said in a press release that the officials had been able to begin talking with the pilot directly. Local police have started an evacuation of the Walmart and have asked residents not to go near the popular shopping store.

Citizens are asked to avoid that area until an all clear is given,” the police said. With the mobility of an airplane of that type the danger zone is much larger than even Tupelo, they.

The pilot is an employee of Tupelo Regional Airport, and the plane is 1987 Beech C90A, a nine-seater. with two engines, the daily said. Its owner is Southeast Aviation, LLC, Oxford, Mississippi, it said.

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