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Air Transportation

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  • Teen stowaway's 'body went into a frozen state'

    Teen stowaway's 'body went into a frozen state'
    Authorities and aviation experts said they are baffled at how a teen stowaway survived a 5-1/2-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jetliner wheel well and appeared to emerge unscathed. Stowing away in a plane wheel well does not usually end well,...
  • Teen stowaway video raises concern about airport security, access

    Teen stowaway video raises concern about airport security, access
    Authorities are investigating if any more security video exists showing a teenager who bypassed security at a San Jose airport and stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound jetliner. In a statement Monday, airport officials said they have video of...
  • Teen jet stowaway was probably unconscious for much of flight

    The dark of night still draped San Jose Mineta International Airport when a 15-year-old boy from nearby Santa Clara made his way on to a secure airport ramp and toward a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767, then disappeared. The slight teenager, first seen...
  • Teen stowaway to be sent back to San Jose after jet ride to Hawaii

    Officials in Hawaii are preparing to send a Santa Clara teenager home after he reportedly stowed away in the wheel well of a jetliner departing San Jose. Mineta San Jose International Airport officials said the 15-year-old managed to enter the airport,...
  • Security, health experts baffled by stowaway teen's flight

    The dark of night still draped Mineta San Jose International Airport when a 15-year-old boy from nearby Santa Clara wandered onto a secure airport ramp and toward a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767. Then he disappeared. The slight teenager, first seen...
  • California-to-Hawaii stowaway raises alarm over airport security

    A teenager's weekend scramble over a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport and into the wheel well of a Maui-bound airliner is raising concerns about airport security nationwide. There have been several breaches of airport perimeter fences...
  • Teen jet stowaway managed to breach airport security measures

    San Jose International Airport said it is reviewing how a teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii managed to get on the airport's runway without being detected by security. Authorities say security video shows the teen from Santa...
  • Teen stowaway unlikely to face criminal charges, in protective custody

    Teen stowaway unlikely to face criminal charges, in protective custody
    A teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii and survived has been turned over to child protective services and is unlikely to face criminal charges, the FBI said. The 16-year-old had run away from home when he climbed a fence at San...
  • Teenage jet stowaway lucky to be alive, medical experts say

    Some medical experts said that the teenage stowaway who survived a flight from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jet is lucky to be alive. The 16-year-old had run away from home when he climbed the fence on Sunday morning and crawled into the...
  • Teen stowaway raises alarms about airport security

    A teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii is raising questions about security at San Jose’s Mineta international airport. Authorities say security video shows the teen from Santa Clara hopping a fence at the San Jose airport...
  • Airport Hilton coming down in stages — not all at once

    Airport Hilton coming down in stages — not all at once
    Forget about watching the Airport Hilton implode and tumble down in a mushroom cloud at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Although officials had originally planned to collapse the eight-story, 388-room hotel in one fell swoop, it instead...