Watch: Footage shows pilot ‘threatening to crash into Walmart’ in Mississippi

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Watch: Footage shows pilot ‘threatening to crash into Walmart’ in Mississippi

A pilot is threatening to “intentionally to crash into” a local Walmart in Mississippi, local police have said.

At approximately 11am UK time (5am US time), officers from the Tupelo Police Department were notified to a possible threat by a pilot.

According to officers, the plane, believed to be a King Air propeller type, has been circiling the area at low altitude.

Police said they have made contact with the pilot directly and have evacuated the Walmart and nearby shops.

A statement read: “On 09-03-2022 at approximately 05:00am TPD was notified that a pilot of an airplane (possibly King Air type) was flying over Tupelo.