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Stowaway found alive on cargo plane

Old 23rd Jan 2022, 16:48
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Stowaway found alive on cargo plane

https://www.airlive.net/breaking-a-s...-to-amsterdam/

Hard to believe, 34.000 ft and pretty cold.......
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Old 23rd Jan 2022, 21:21
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Presumably in the pressurised area and not actually in the wheel well!
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Old 23rd Jan 2022, 22:10
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Originally Posted by offa View Post
Presumably in the pressurised area and not actually in the wheel well!
Stowaways have survived in the 747 NLG well in the past.
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
Stowaways have survived in the 747 NLG well in the past.
There was a case roughly 10 years ago between Hawaii and the US mainland. Teenager as I recall who survived - without any severe long-term consequences. Apparently, the cold slows the metabolism so much that they can survive the thin air at cruise altitude so if they can survive the cold...
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Lucky guy, often they get dumped on the approach when the gear goes down.
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Originally Posted by gearlever View Post
https://www.airlive.net/breaking-a-s...-to-amsterdam/

Hard to believe, 34.000 ft and pretty cold.......
A surprising number do:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheel-well_stowaway
"Something happens that we don't understand" as the article quotes.
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