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Boy manages to board aircraft at Gatwick Airport without travel documents.

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At London's Gatwick Airport a 12-year-old boy managed to board an aircraft without having tickets during the security alert on Monday (14 August).

According to the BBC, an investigation into the incident has been launched. The boy is reported to come from Penrith in Cumbria, but it is thought that he ran away from a care home in Birkenhead, Merseyside and managed to make his way to a Monarch flight before it took off.

A statement from Gatwick Airport said that the boy had been through a full security screening process before entering the aircraft.

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