Police are questioning a woman who tried to steal a corporate jet from Illinois' St. Louis Downtown Airport. Authorities say the 38-year-old St. Louis woman sneaked onto the tarmac early yesterday and broke into a corporate jet owned by a Hong Kong bank.
KDSK in St. Louis says the woman told police that she broke into the jet because she wanted to fly to China. Airport employees apparently saw the woman trying to start the plane.
St. Louis police believe had the plane's battery not been disconnected, the woman might have been able to start it up. Federal authorities are investigating the incident. The woman also told police that she has bipolar disorder, and that she stopped taking her medication weeks ago.
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