Thief Breaks into, Then Crashes Helicopter at Sacramento Airport
On Wednesday morning, a thief broke into several helicopters at Sacramento Executive Airport and attempted to steal one.
Unfortunately, the helicopter crashed on the tarmac.
The Sacramento police are investigating the incident and searching for the thief.
The crashed helicopter was discovered on its side with debris scattered all around.
Investigators believe that the thief was trying to fly the helicopter and managed to get it going.
They are unsure how far the helicopter traveled before it crashed.
However, they believe that the helicopter did become airborne based on the position it was found in.
Fortunately, no one was hurt in the incident.
The FBI and FAA are assisting with the investigation.
They are working to determine how the thief managed to break into the helicopters and how they were able to start one of them.
The Sacramento police are asking anyone with information about the incident to come forward.
They are also reminding people to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity at the airport.