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Pilot crashes into IRS building

February 19, 2010

A software engineer furious with the US tax agency has ploughed his small plane into an office building housing nearly 200 employees, setting off a raging fire that sent workers fleeing as thick plumes of black smoke poured into the air.

A US law official identified the pilot as Joseph Stack – whose home was set on fire just before the crash – and said investigators were looking at an anti-government message on the web linked to him.

The website outlines problems with the Internal Revenue Service and says violence “is the only answer”.

Seems a bit extreme to me.

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