Fees Pending Towards Man Accused of Leaping Fence, Climbing Onto Airplane at Halfway – NBC Chicago

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Charges were pending against a man accused of jumping a barbed wire fence and climbing onto the wing of a private jet at Midway Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

The 33-year-old man appeared intoxicated when he climbed over the fence around the 5300 block of West 55th Street around 4:30 p.m., according to Chicago police.

He was spotted walking the runway before undressing and boarding the jet, police said.

He was taken to McNeal Hospital with minor injuries and was evaluated, officials said.

The Chicago Department of Aviation did not comment on the incident.

Area One investigators were investigating.