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Airplane without passengers taken from Seattle airport, crashes: official
[SAN FRANCISCO] An airline employee "conducted an unauthorised takeoff" of an airplane without passengers at the Seattle-Tacoma airport in the northwestern US state of Washington late Friday, airport officials said on Twitter.
The aircraft "has crashed in south Puget Sound", Sea-Tac Airport said, adding that normal operations at the airport had resumed.
Alaska Airlines on Twitter said the airplane was a turboprop Q400 airplane belonging to Horizon Air.