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YouTuber Jailed After Staging Plane Crash

  • An influencer who staged a plane crash in California to make a YouTube video of himself parachuting to safety has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for obstructing the investigation by destroying the wreckage.
  • Trevor Daniel Jacob, 30, an experienced pilot and skydiver, pleaded guilty in June to one count of destruction and concealment with the intent to obstruct a federal investigation.
  • The video titled I Crashed My Airplane appeared in December 2021 and purported to show Jacob’s small plane have engine failure over the mountainous Los Padres national forest in Santa Barbara county.
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