Pilot Who Buzzed Santa Monica Pier in Military Jet Goes

to Jail . . .





SANTA MONICA, Calif.; A pilot who buzzed the Santa Monica Pier in a
military jet has been ordered to jail.

David G. Riggs
surrendered to authorities Wednesday to begin serving a 60-day sentence.

The 48-year old was convicted of violating a rarely used
provision of the California Public Utilities Code that is designed to protect
the public from careless and reckless pilots.