The man who flew a gyrocopter through restricted airspace before landing outside the U.S. Capitol will plead guilty to a felony in connection to the incident, the Associated Press reported.
Douglas Hughes is expected to plead guilty to operating a gyrocopter without a license on Nov. 20 in a Washington federal court, his lawyer Mark Goldstone said in an email on Thursday.
Hughes was arrested April 15 after flying the aircraft from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to Washington.
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He said his flight was intended to call attention to the influence of big money in politics.