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Bond set for airport fence jumper

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Posted at 1:46 PM, Aug 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-29 14:49:21-04
A judge set bond for the man who hopped the fence at Eppley Airfield and stole a pickup before ramming it into a Southwest Airlines jet.
 
The judge set Delario Koonce's bond at $50,000. Koonce is charged with theft by unlawful taking and criminal mischief. 
 
On Thursday, Omaha Police said Koonce, was acting erratic, stripped down, and eventually jumped a barbed wire fence onto the tarmac at Eppley Airfield. Authorities say he then found an unoccupied pick-up truck with the keys in it and tried to flee. That pickup ended up crashing into a Southwest flight that was boarding passengers, and severely damaged its landing gear.