Student pilot allegedly sought to steal plane, harm himself: FBI

A maintenance worker who stopped Nishal Sankat from entering the cockpit said he had thoughts of 9/11 when he saw the suspect.
1:31 | 09/21/18

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Transcript for Student pilot allegedly sought to steal plane, harm himself: FBI
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