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Stowaways

Sun Jul 25, 2004 3:19 am

Does anybody have any incredible stories of stowaways? I believe one time a man from Cuba managed to survive a stowaway trip to Spain.


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RE: Stowaways

Sun Jul 25, 2004 3:42 am

I remember at PanAm we opened up the aft belly of an A300 or A310 at the hangar and a hispanic man came out of the the compartment aft of the aft belly. The aircraft had just made the trip in from Santo Domingo.
 
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RE: Stowaways

Sun Jul 25, 2004 4:07 am

I remember reading a few stories of how people ship themselves alive. In the end, things do not turn out well for the "passengers" and they usually have to pay a fine (that is usually well above a full economy class ticket  Big grin).

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