The boy survived the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said. FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu told The Associated Press on Sunday night that the boy was questioned by the FBI after being discovered on the tarmac at the Maui airport with no identification. "Kid's lucky to be alive," Simon said. Photo: Chris Sugidono, AP
(04-21) 16:15 PDT SAN JOSE -- The astonishing case of the 15-year-old stowaway who scaled a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport before surviving a five-hour flight to Maui in a jet's wheel well has stunned aviation experts marveling at his survival - and is raising questions about the security breach it exposed.
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