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French prisoner specializes in wood by helicopter

July 15 2007

One of the inmates of French prisons have unusual hobbies - 43-year-old Pascal Payet was not the first time escapes with the help of a helicopter ....

Payet was serving a prison sentence of Grasse, which is southeast of the country. On the eve of this morning four of his accomplices in masks seized at the airport of Cannes helicopter took the pilot hostage. Criminals forced the pilot to land in prison in Grasse, taken on board Paye and went towards the town Brignoles.

After landing in the suburbs of Brignol, told the police, the criminals were released and the pilot escaped. Meanwhile, the whereabouts Payet and his accomplices fail, reports AFP.

It is noteworthy that Paye is the second escape from prison, and both times he was chosen from prison by helicopter. Paye was first convicted of killing a guard during an armed robbery, escaped in October 2001 from the prison city of Lynn. Along with the prison in a helicopter left another man also convicted of murder. The second escapee remained at large only a few days, and Paye managed to keep only a few years later.

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