Man, 22, Accused of Stealing Commercial Airplane At Orlando-Melbourne Airport Given No Bond By Judge
By Holly Bristow, Fox 35 // September 22, 2018
FBI investigating incident
ABOVE VIDEO: Nishal Sankat, 22, is accused of trying to steal a commercial airplane.
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA (FOX 35) – Nishal Sankat made a first appearance before a judge on Friday.
The 22-year-old is accused of trying to steal a commercial airplane.
“In his attempt to harm himself, Mr. Sankat advised that he intended to take the aircraft in the process of harming himself,” said FBI Special Agent Hackard. “In that process he had no regard for the potentiality of harming others in the process.” Sankat looked nervous going before the judge, he was unable to stand still.
The dark green suit he’s he wore is designed to prevent him from hurting himself. Investigators telling the judge they got an urgent call around 2 a.m. on Thursday morning regarding a possible terrorist incident at the Orlando Melbourne International Airport.
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