June 9th, 2010|
A 20-year-old stowaway has survived a flight from Vienna to Heathrow. The Romanian man endured -41C temperatures and lack of oxygen while hidden in the wheel well of a private Boeing 747. Authorities claim he is lucky to be alive and attributes part of his survival to the fact that the aircraft never reached full altitude due to bad weather. The man was arrested on arrival and the details as to how he passed security are under investigation.