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OMAHA, Neb. (KETV) —Police arrested and charged a man Saturday for allegedly causing $1 million in damage to Eppley Airfield on Thursday.

Delairo Koonce, 35, was booked into Douglas County kooonce-jpg-jpgCorrections for theft over $5,000, criminal mischief, and criminal trespass.

Police said Koonce was involved in a disturbance with officers on Thursday and fled on foot, telling authorities someone was trying to kill him.

Koonce scaled a fence and got onto the tarmac before stealing a Southwest Airlines 2012 Chevy Silverado, reports say.

“He drove it erratically until he rammed it into the Boeing 737 that was parked. There were no skid marks and no indication that Konce tried to stop or avoid the collision. Both air bags deployed and there was heavy damage to the front end and windshield of the truck,” police say.

The damage to the truck is listed as $10,000.ketv-delairo-koonce-jpg-jpg (1)

The damage to the plane is listed as $975,000.

Police say Koonce was high on methamphetamine at the time of the incident.



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