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Teen runaway survives flight in plane’s wheel well

cbc-news-boy-flightApril 21, 2014 - A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 11,500 metres and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.


April 21, 2014
By The Associated Press.

April 21, 2014 – A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 11,500 metres and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.

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Photo: Chris Sugidono/Maui News/Associated Press


FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu told The Associated Press on Sunday night that the boy was questioned after being discovered on the tarmac at the Maui airport with no identification.

"Kid's lucky to be alive," Simon said. | READ MORE

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