US authorities found an obvious stowaway on Saturday (native time) within the touchdown gear of a flight from Guatemala on the Miami Worldwide Airport, native and federal officers stated.
The flight was American Airways #1182 from Guatemala Metropolis, stated Greg Chin, Communications Director for the Miami-Dade Aviation Division.
American Airways stated in an announcement the flight was met by legislation enforcement “attributable to a safety difficulty,” after touchdown at 10.06 am (native time).
The airline stated it was working with authorities on the investigation.
Miami-Dade Hearth Rescue confirmed to CNN they transported the person to a neighborhood hospital for medical evaluation.
In a video posted on Instagram by the account @onlyindade, an individual is seen dazed, standing within the shadow of an airplane wing with airport personnel in reflective vests, earlier than he seems to barely lose his stability and sits on the bottom.
In one other video posted by the identical account, legislation enforcement and emergency medical providers are seen across the man as he’s given water and different assist.
“Individuals are taking excessive dangers once they attempt to conceal themselves in confined areas akin to an plane,” the CBP assertion stated.
“This incident stays beneath investigation.”