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Teen ‘Lucky’ to Be Alive After Stowing Away in Airplane's Wheel Well

Posted April 22nd, 2014 @ 5:30am by Officials say it’s a miracle the boy survived the journey

According to officials, a 16-year old California boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet after an argument with his parents is lucky to be alive.

According to

"Officials say it’s a miracle the boy survived the journey; most wheel well stowaways don’t survive due to the lack of pressurization and freezing temperatures that can plunge lower than 60 degrees F below zero.

Officials discovered the teen passed out inside the wheel compartment after the plane landed in Maui, and he did not regain consciousness for around an hour."

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