Stowaway in plane's landing gear falls to death as flight approaches Heathrow

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Stowaway in plane's landing gear falls to death as flight approaches Heathrow

Post by Woxof38 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:38 pm

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/stowaway-i ... -1.4489496

A stowaway fell from the undercarriage of a jet as it approached Heathrow Airport after a nine-hour flight from Nairobi, landing in a south London garden, police and airline officials said Monday.
Kenya Airways said police traced the body to its Nairobi-London flight. A bag, water and food were discovered in the plane's landing-gear compartment after it landed.
Though not common, stowaways have in the past plunged to the streets of London as planes lowered their landing gear.
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Re: Stowaway in plane's landing gear falls to death as flight approaches Heathrow

Post by Inverted2 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:10 pm

Reminds me of when we used to have cats climb up in the warm engine compartments of vehicles at the farm. Usually doesn’t end well when you start the engine. 8)
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Re: Stowaway in plane's landing gear falls to death as flight approaches Heathrow

Post by Victory » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:23 am

I'm surprised there hasn't been more attacks on major European airlines flying into Africa in modern times. The security is essentially zero and the place is crawling with muslim extremists. Air France, BA, Turkish, etc all fly into places way worse than Nairobi too.
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