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Man Jumps Out Of Police Car


A man who attempted to fight Police in an aircraft and jump from a moving vehicle has faced the NT Supreme Court.

Patrick Cumaiyi pleaded guilty to endangering the safety of an aircraft, as well as property damage and escape from custody.

The court heard Mr Cumaiyi tried to fight a Police officer during take off from a flight on Wadeye.

Following the scuffle Police drove Mr Cumaiyi back to Darwin where he jumped from the Paddy Wagon moving at 80km/hour.

He broke at least one facial bone during the failed escape.

He'll be sentenced on Monday.

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