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Man climbs on wing of commercial plane, arrested at McCarran

Las Vegas police arrested a man who climbed onto the wing of a plane Saturday afternoon at McCarran International Airport.

Officers were called to the airport about 1:30 p.m., Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Ken Nogle said. A man was arrested after investigators believe he jumped a perimeter fence and climbed onto the wing of a grounded commercial plane.

“Impairment or mental illness is suspected,” Nogle said.

Further information was not immediately available.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at knewberg@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter.

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