Monday, 21 April 2014

16 year old stowaway falls unconscious after surviving 5 hour flight in Plane wheel (Photos)

A 16-year-old stowaway miraculously survived a 5 hour flight in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii ..According to Maui news, he was discovered on the tarmac at the Maui airport without an Id or belongings, just a comb.He said he ran away after an argument with his parents

 FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu said the boy was very lucky to be alive and was unconscious for about one hour after landing but eventually hopped down from the wheel and started wandering around when he was found. Medical experts said he probably survived because he fell into a hibernation like state with his heart beating only a couple of times...
'The odds of a person surviving that long of a flight at that altitude are very remote, actually. I mean, you are talking about altitudes that are well above the altitude of Mt. Everest. And temperatures that can reach 40 degrees below zero,' Forman said. A lot of people would only have useful consciousness for a minute or two at that altitude. For somebody to survive multiple hours with that lack of oxygen and that cold is just miraculous. I've never heard of anything like that before".Continue..

But Simon said 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.
Our primary concern now is for the well-being of the boy, who is exceptionally lucky to have survived
Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News' chief health and medical editor said
'It's near impossible, almost miraculous, and maybe there's more to the story,

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