Canadian pilot tells police flight to U.S. was suicide effort

A trooper with the Missouri State Highway Patrol secures the scene a few miles west of Ellsinore, Mo., Tuesday, April 7, 2009, where a single-engine, four-seat Cessna allegedly stolen from Ontario, Canada, landed in Carter County, on Sunday. (AP Photo)
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ELLSINORE, Mo. — A man who commandeered a training plane in Canada and led U.S. military aircraft on a seven-hour flight across the Midwest told the officers who found him that he'd hoped he would be shot down, a Missouri state trooper said.

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