Believe it or not, a 16-year-old stowaway has miraculously survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in the wheel well of a Boeing 767, despite temperatures of -81°F (-62°C) at altitudes in excess of 30,000 feet. The boy was discovered on the tarmac at the Maui airport on Sunday carrying no ID or belongings – apart from a comb – and told the FBI he had run away from home after an argument with his parents. Continue reading for the news report and more infmormation.
According to The Daily Mail, “Among those skeptical about his journey, medical experts said his body would have had to fall into a hibernation-like state – with his heart beating only a couple of times a minute – for him to survive. But security footage from the San Jose airport verified that the boy, who is from Santa Clara, California, hopped a fence to get to Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 on Sunday morning.”