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Teen Tries to Steal Airline Jet to Go to Concert, Makes It Into Cockpit

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Rap superfan Zemarcuis Scott of Texarkana, Arkansas, pleaded guilty on Thursday for attempting to steal an airplane to go to a rap concert. Scott was spotted by airport security personnel on July 4 when they noticed the 18-year-old jump a fence onto the Texarkana Regional Airport (TXK) tarmac at 2:30am. He was trying to snag a plane to see rapper Famous Dex perform in Illinois — a plan he thought about for nearly a month, he told investigators. He had been watching the plane he attempted to… (www.msn.com) More...

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vulcancruiser
Hey give the guy credit, he's right it's just pushing levers and punching buttons..........LOL
THRUSTT
THRUSTT 1
Yeah, give him a break. That's all it is, and many have done worse!!!
Cansojr
Cansojr 1
It's really easy; Up-Down, left and right and finally fast and slow. Coordinate this stuff and poof you are pilot. People are learning on simulators. That's how a kid stole a Q-400 rolled it successfully then he killed himself. What if a FBO is robbed and a 911 scenario is reanacted with a corporate jet is used?
Flightdog
Roger Curtiss 2
That"kid" who stole the Q-400 was an airline employee.
Cansojr
Cansojr 1
He was a pathologist.
ToddBaldwin3
ToddBaldwin3 1
Pathologist?
monalisa75
monalisa75 1
Another one? WTH was wrong with the AR teens? Last year, August 2018 another similar case:
https://metro.co.uk/2018/08/07/the-ultimate-stan-arkansas-teen-tries-to-steal-plane-to-fly-to-a-rap-concert-7808063/
GeminiJets2277
Same incident, just reported late I guess
ToddBaldwin3
ToddBaldwin3 1
Same incident, he just recently pled guilty and was sentenced to probation.
mdburd
mdburd 1
Probation?

What a lenient sentencing judge.
ADXbear
ADXbear 1
Should be banned from any aircraft for good.. take a train
RECOR10
RECOR10 0
Really? Short of a basketball or football ride at some college not interested in academics, I kinda doubt he will be a fixture in any airports.

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ed7778
MAGA kids don't do rap concerts. He be a Democrat.
zanehuston
zanehuston 4
Someone wearing a MAGA hat would understand that it's much more than just pulling levers and punching buttons.
RECOR10
RECOR10 -2
I gots ta wonda if da plane dun had some reeyums or otha bling....
monalisa75
monalisa75 2
This was old news: happened Aug 2018---absolutely not a MAGA wearer, more a BLM kid!
https://www.thestate.com/news/local/crime/article225264980.html

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