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  • Big questions raised by stowaway in Hawaii-bound jet's wheel well

    The story of the 16-year-old Santa Clara, Calif., teenager who hopped a fence and stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaii-bound jet is terrifying and astonishing. That he survived such a journey is the stuff of miracles. As my colleague Kurt...
  • Stowaway survives Hawaii flight in jet's wheel well: A 'miracle'

    Authorities said it was a "miracle" that a 16-year-old boy from Santa Clara survived a flight from California to Hawaii in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet. Security video from San Jose’s Mineta International Airport verified that the...
  • Teen stowaway unaware flight was headed to Hawaii, FBI says

    A teenager who stowed away on a flight from San Jose to Hawaii and survived did not know where the plane was headed when he climbed aboard, FBI officials said Monday. The 16-year-old, who has not yet been charged with a crime, had run away from home...
  • 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...
  • LAX Terminal 1 temporarily closed after bomb squad response

    LAX Terminal 1 temporarily closed after bomb squad response
    Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport was temporarily closed Tuesday afternoon after a police bomb squad responded to a report of a suspicious item, officials said. The screening area at the terminal was closed around 3:45 p.m. and the...
  • 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 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 stowaway survives, but how? 'Boy's body went into a frozen state'

    Aviation experts and authorities say 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,...
  • Stowaway entered airport 6 hours before Hawaii takeoff, source says

    WASHINGTON -- The teenager who hid inside the wheel well of a passenger jet bound for Hawaii entered the perimeter of Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport more than six hours before the plane took off, said a homeland security official who...
  • New airline on tap for MIA in 2015

    New airline on tap for MIA in 2015
    Miami International Airport will welcome international carrier Thomas Cook Airlines in May 2015, airport officials announced recently. Thomas Cook plans to operate twice-weekly flights between Miami and Manchester, England.   The seasonal flights...
  • John Wayne to build USO center

    For the first time in the organization's more than 70-year history, John Wayne Airport will be home to a United Service Organization center, officials announced this week. USO centers act as welcoming facilities for returning troops, where military...