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California girl, 17, is said to have sneaked in a small airplane crashed in to the fence

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A California teenager, was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly sneaking onto a plane that then crashed into a chain-link fence, investigators said.

The 17-year-old girl and a breach of the perimeter fence and from the Fresno Yosemite International Airport is located at about 7:30 p.m., a King Air 200 propeller-driven plane and it crashed into a fence, according to a statement released by the airport officials.

The girl’s mother said that her daughter ran away from home Tuesday night and has not been seen or heard since the Fresno Fox 26 reported. Her daughter had never run away before, and didn’t even know how to drive a car, the mother added.

A small plane parked there, after he crashed into a fence and a 17-year-old girl on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport in Fresno, California, usa.
(The Fresno Bee, via AP)

The police found the teenager in the pilot’s seat, wearing a pilot’s headset, and arrested her on suspicion of theft of an aircraft. Officials said she appeared to be disoriented and was uncooperative when taken into custody.

No injuries were reported, and none of the passengers on the aircraft were in danger, airport spokeswoman Vikkie Calderon said The Fresno Bee. Airport officials said the plane was not in the air, but the sustained “substantial damage.”

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The teen’s identity was not released because of her age. They can be booked at a juvenile hall, after the police finish interrogating her.

Fresno Yosemite International Airport has been working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and local law enforcement agencies to investigate the incident.

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Airport Police chief Drew Bessinger said the teenager’s motives are still under investigation, but there is no mention of “domestic terrorism.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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