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YouTuber Crashes His Plane Intentionally For Views:- US-based 29-year-old Youtuber Trevor Jacob plead guilty for destroying a plane purposefully to gain views on this youtube channel. He faces jail up to 20 years in federal prison.
Trevor Jacob’s pilot license has been evoked in April 2022. He is an experienced skydiver and a pilot. On November 24th 2021 Jacob has take off the plane from Lompoc City Airport to Mammoth Lakes. Jacob never reached the location and intentionally ejected from the flight, where the plane crashed. Jacob arranged multiple cameras around the plane and prepared to make a video. Thirty-five minutes after taking off, he jumped into the nearest forest area with a parachute.
Jacob survived for two days, he hiked to the location and got a video recording of his every act. He reported after 2 days to National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) about the crash. FAA started an investigation after 3 days. Jacob has accepted that he himself has crashed the plane to make money from the video.