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Wanted Suspect Hijacks, Crashes Plane In Utah

July 17, 2012  | 

An airline captain who entered a small Utah airport early Tuesday morning and damaged a SkyWest Airlines jetliner, a terminal building, and some parked vehicles had been sought by authorities in the death of his girlfriend.

Brian Joseph Hedglin, 40, of Colorado Springs, Colo., fatally shot himself while aboard the SkyWest aircraft, the St. George (Utah) Police Department said on its Facebook page today.

SkyWest confirmed today that the suspect had been an employee of the company but was on administrative leave.

Read the full ABC News story.

Tags: Murder-Suicide, Hijackers, St. George (Utah) PD, Domestic Violence


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