Last evening a person scaled a fence at LAX, ran as much as a Southwest Airlines airplane that was making ready to depart, and set off a touchdown gear hearth extinguisher on the Boeing 737.
A Southwest Airlines captain reported seeing a shadow in his peripheral imaginative and prescient earlier than an alarm went off within the cockpit and he noticed an individual in a video transmitted to the jetliner cockpit, Pedregon stated. The jetliner had simply powered up for a flight to Sacramento.
Southwest Airlines flight WN3772 was delayed simply 36 minutes by the incident regardless of passengers being moved onto one other close by 737 resulting from issues with the auxiliary energy unit of the occurrance plane.
After setting off the extinguisher the person ran again towards the fence he had are available in over. He was arrested “with the help of a police dog” who apparently additionally bit him (since he was taken to a hospital and handled for a canine chew). Officers report that he says he was simply making an attempt to fly residence.