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Body found in wheel well of American Airlines aircraft.


The body of a stowaway was found in the wheel well of an American Airlines aircraft on Wednesday (24 December).

Maintenance crews at New York's JFK airport discovered the man after a flight from Montego Bay, Jamaica landed at 1900 local time. He is thought to have been about 25 years old.

Authorities do not believe the man's death is suspicious, reported Reuters.

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Date:Dec 29, 2003
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