Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Austin, United States--18 February 2010

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 5 December 2017

Date: 18 February 2010 (10:00 AM CST)

Location: Austin, Texas, United States

Type of event: terrorism

Description:

One IRS employee killed (Vernon Hunter), thirteen injured by the intentional crash of a small private plane into the IRS building in Austin, Texas, and subsequent fire.

The perpetrator, Andrew Joseph Stack III, left a suicide note making statements against the government, corporations, and the Catholic church; he was being audited by the IRS at the time.

Consequences: 2 killed, 13 injured

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