Robbers steal 5 million in airplane heist
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According to reports, five men threatened security agents on the runway before locking them in their vehicles and taking off with the stolen loot. (iStock)
A group of thieves stole $5 million in cash from a Lufthansa cargo jet at a freight airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The jet was scheduled to fly from Brazil to Switzerland on Monday, police said, but was derailed by the heist, which took place Sunday night.
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The robbery was completed within six minutes after criminals entered the Viracopos International Airport’s freight terminal in a pickup truck, upon which they had "placed stickers mimicking the runway security company's logo," federal police said in a statement, NDTV reported.
The airplane was making a stop at the airport after flying from another destination, before continuing on to its final destination of Zurich.Read More...