The plane, which was circling over the northern Mississippi in the US, whose pilot threatened to crash into a store, landed safely in a field. On Saturday, August 3, reports the American edition of Khaleejtimes.
According to this report, the plane landed near Ashland. The police immediately arrested the man.
According to the newspaper, the state authorities believe that the plane was hijacked, and are now working to determine whether the pilot threatening to crash the plane is an employee of the local airport. Several federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, are currently involved in the investigation and are working to determine the motive, People said.
Earlier in the day, it was reported that a man in the United States hijacked a private jet and threatened to crash into a Walmart store in Tupelo.
In July, a light two-seater Piper Cub crashed into the water just off the coast of Huntington Beach in California (USA). The accident happened during the California Surfing Association Junior Lifeguard Championship competition. Thanks to the quick reaction of those around him, the pilot was not seriously injured. He was later assisted by emergency services and taken to the hospital as a precaution.