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Student pilot from Turkey sentenced for stealing plane in Canada and flying into Wisconsin

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A student pilot from Turkey has been sentenced to two years in prison for stealing a plane in Thunder Bay Canada, and flying it into Wisconsin in the hopes of getting shot down to commit suicide.

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Federal Judge Charles Shaw went beyond federal sentencing guidelines yesterday in sending Adam Leon, 31, to prison.

He stole the plane from his flight school in early April, and got within five miles of the State Capitol, forcing it to evacuate near the end of a workday.

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