|Quoting spiritair97 (Reply 1):|
If some people wouldresearch what they're doing before they climbed into the wheelwell of a jumbojet, maybe we wouldn't have so many tragedies like this.
|Quoting tonystan (Reply 7):|
What appals me here is that the security staff at CPT saw him scale the fence and saw him run towards the aircraft yet they did not supsend operations at the airport immediately.
|Quoting RL757PVD (Reply 4):|
Do you really think the people doing this are capably of sufficient research? Perhaps their iphone wikipedia app was acting funny that day.
|Quoting AR385 (Reply 14):|
Now, exactly what kills them? The landing gear when retracting or the altitude and lack of Oxygen? Or does it depend on the size of the individual?
|Quoting thegeek (Reply 15):|
|Quoting AM744 (Reply 12):|
Amazingly it has happened. I think there's a guy who went from Cuba to Spain in a DC-8 a long time ago.
|Quoting flyBTV (Reply 17):|
Also, came across this topic from a few years ago, although it doesn't shed any more light on survivable incidents, beyond the above two:
|Quoting crownvic (Reply 19):|
Its reall y no big deal this whole stowaway thing.. Ada Quonsett in her late 70's pulled it off several times back in the 70's aboard Trans Global...
|Quoting mcr (Reply 6):|
mentions the stowaway "may have been" a man seen scaling the fence and running towards the aircraft at Cape Town. Security couldn't approach the plane "already in it's holding pattern ready for take-off". (Since when has queuing for take-off been "in a holding pattern"?). The man couldn't be found in a search.
|Quoting grozzy (Reply 21):|