Man arrested after climbing onto wing of Alaskan Airlines flight

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April 29 2021 07:00 pm

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (WIAT) — A man was taken into custody after he climbed onto the wing of an Alaska Airlines plane at the las Vegas Airport Saturday. Investigators say the man had hopped a perimeter fence to get to the plane.

As police officers approach the man, he slid down the winglet and fell to the tarmac below. Authorities took the man into custody — where he taken to a medical facility.

The plane returned to the gate for a full inspection after the incident, and later departed about four hours later.

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