Showing posts with label Stowaway. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Stowaway. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

► NIGERIA: Young whippersnapper survives 45minute ride in wheel-well of an Arik Air 737.

Arik AirA teenage Nigerian stowaway survived a 45-minute flight from the southern Nigerian city of Benin to Lagos MMA in the wheel-well of an Arik Air (W3) B737-700 (MSN 33944 | 5N-MJG) on Saturday, August 24. On arrival in Lagos, the boy, Daniel Ihekina, was arrested by airport authorities when attempting to get down and handed over to the Nigerian State Security Services for further questioning.

Friday, July 26, 2013

► NIGER: Air France A330 grounded in Niamey after a stowaway's dead body discovered in city suburb.

Air France logoAn Air France A330-200 (MCN 519 | F-GZCL) operating as flight AF547 from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to Paris CDG via Niamey, Niger, has been grounded in the Nigerien capital since Thursday after a dead body, believed to have fallen from the aircraft as it approached Diori Hamani International Airport's runway 09R/27L, was discovered in one of the city's arrondissements.