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A man is in custody after police say he climbed a fence and attempted to board a plane on the taxiway of the Hartsfie...

Posted: Jun 28, 2018 2:34 PM
Updated: Jun 28, 2018 2:34 PM

A man is in custody after police say he climbed a fence and attempted to board a plane on the taxiway of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

According to the airport, Jhryin Jones scaled a fence, ran towards an aircraft, jumped on the wing and began to pound on the windows. The plane had just arrived at the airport shortly before 5 p.m. Jones was apprehended five minutes after causing a scene.

There was no impact to operations.

He is charged with criminal trespassing, public indecency and obstruction of law enforcement officers.

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