Texas man caught attempting grand theft airplane

Police say a man who crashed through the gates at Waco Regional Airport  was trying to steal a private jet.

Texas man attempted to steal a private jet at Waco.

Texas man attempted to steal a private jet at Waco. Image by Alan Light / CC BY 2.0

According to officials, the man was armed with a stick and was seen trying to remove the tyre chocks and enter the jet. He was tazed several times and eventually subdued by an off-duty police officer. A spokesperson for the police department said the man had a history of mental problems and was possibly under the influence of drugs. Read more: travelmole.com

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