Capitol Helicopter Pilot 'Hoping Not to Die,' Reporter Says

The Tampa Bay Times' Ben Montgomery first reported the mailman-turned-pilot's bizarre plot to deliver 535 letters to Congress by flying through restricted airspace.
1:12 | 04/15/15

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Transcript for Capitol Helicopter Pilot 'Hoping Not to Die,' Reporter Says
I got a call that your last. Jonas said. An act of Civil Disobedience. It was going to hurt long and hard about this. Week. I can make show. Let's bring attention to. Honestly I didn't think you make it anywhere close here. Weaver. Washington monument and assume coming over the top of the pilgrims and holy happens he's. Long way from problems for digits delivers letters. 535. To page letters to deal went for one addressed specifically remember. So he he was able to do what he wanted to do we accomplish what you want to do except for delivering the letters thanks so it'll be interesting to see how. Capitol police and Secret Service react. I guess is being detained right now it is committed a federal crimes so humorous news. It pursue it. Withholding energy but clearly he knew that was a possibility that will be arrested if fully expected he said. We expect to get a medal of honor he was hoping not to dive in new crest.

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