Man detained after scaling fence at LAX, approaching Delta plane

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Los Angeles International Airport police took a man into custody after he scaled a fence and approached a Delta airplane as it prepared for takeoff, officials said. (@Chadridgely/Twitter)

Los Angeles International Airport police took a man into custody after he scaled a fence and approached a Delta airplane as it prepared to depart, officials said.

The man scaled an outer perimeter fence near Lincoln and Sepulveda boulevards Monday shortly after 2 p.m.

Officers spotted the man climb the fence and took him into custody as he appeared to be getting closer to a Delta plane that was staging for departure.

One passenger on the Delta flight said it appeared the man was doing pushups before he was apprehended.

Police are investigating.
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