Dead Cuban Stowaway Found in Iberia Plane Landing Gear
The man, 23, was discovered on an Iberia plane after a Wednesday flight from Havana to the Spanish capital.
According to AFP, Spanish media identified the man as Adonis GB, who had injuries to his head and chest, and possibly died from being crushed.
In a similar incident, late last year a North Carolina teen also stowed away in the landing gear of a plane and was found dead near Boston's Logan Airport. It is believed he died from a fall. Amazingly, not long before that a 17-year-old Russian survived a 50-minute flight hiding in a wheel-well.
As of that time, Federal Aviation Administration records revealed that 63 flights have carried 72 wheel-well stowaways since 1996. Only 12 survived.
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