Pilot of Gyrocopter Is Arrested After Landing on Lawn at Capitol


Officials say Doug Hughes landed his gyrocopter on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and took responsibility for the stunt on a website. The Florida mailman says he to wanted to deliver letters to Congress that protest campaign finance corruption

Officials say Doug Hughes landed his gyrocopter on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and took responsibility for the stunt on a website. The Florida mailman says he to wanted to deliver letters to Congress that protest campaign finance corruption

WASHINGTON — A 61-year-old postal worker from Florida delivering a protest message to Congress about campaign finance laws landed a lightweight gyrocopter on the West Lawn of the Capitol Wednesday afternoon, upending what was shaping up to be 

Update: *LOCKDOWN LIFTED AT U.S. CAPITOL AFTER GYRO COPTER ARREST. US Capitol Police have locked-down buildings after a man landed a gyrocopter on the lawn. As The Tampa Bay Times reports, the man is a 

When a Florida mailman landed a gyrocopter with a USPS logo on the lawn of the Capitol today, I'm sure you were asking yourself the same question I was: Does the postal service really deliver mail via gyrocopter? Not today.