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  1. News - World - Hawaii

    Hawaii releases video of teen Somali immigrant stowaway jumping from jet

    Posted May 07th 2014, 11:59am by Associated Press in Honolulu

    ... Associated Press in Honolulu Footage shows teenage stowaway emerging from jet's wheel well after enduring low oxygen levels and freezing temperatures for five-and-a-half hour flight ... wheel well April 20 after stowing away for a five-and-a-half-hour flight. Watch: Surveillance video of teen Somali immigrant stowaway jumping from jet The video largely confirms previous ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    African plane stowaway’s despair at new life in the US

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:07pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Jose, California Troubled teenager who flew to Hawaii in jet's wheel well wanted to be with mother in Somalia Plane stowaway couldn't adjust to new life in US He was young, displaced and frustrated, and he wanted nothing more than to reunite with his mother in their native Africa. The 15-year-old Somali boy had been arguing at home, ...

  3. News - World - AVIATION

    Teen stowaway who survived in wheel well of five-hour flight forces security review

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:36pm by Associated Press in Honolulu

    ... at airport in Hawaii Stowaway to paradise survives flight A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport’s tarmac and climbed into a jetliner’s wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours ... is too thin for humans to stay conscious. An FAA study of stowaways found that some survive by going into a hibernation-like state. On Monday, authorities tried to determine how the boy slipped ...

  4. 3 years' jail for helping stowaways at airport

    Posted Oct 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and their destination countries by assisting the stowaways, which included a young mainlander disguised as an elderly Caucasian. Chau was convicted of conspiracy to obtain services by deception. Another ... eye to unauthorised passengers, he had been instrumental to the success of the stowaways as he was the very last barrier to prevent them passing through the boarding gates. Wong also said Chau ...

  5. Judge slams stowaway accused

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com An airport ground staff member has been convicted and another acquitted after they were accused of helping seven stowaways- including a young ... to police and immigration officers. He rejected Chau's repeated denials that he had played a role in helping the stowaways, saying he 'was not merely a bystander... [he] could not have ...

  6. Stowaway trial told of weird 'old man'

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was giving evidence on the second day of the trial of Chau Pak-kin, 26, and Chan Wing-chung, 27, who are accused of helping to smuggle stowaways on flights to Canada. Both defendants deny one count ... to as Mr X in the District Court this week, the 20-year-old stowaway was reported in February to have been given bail after an Immigration and Refugee Board adjudicator ordered his release ...

  7. 'Many' in stowaway scam at airport

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with police that he was acting under the instructions of his supervisor Alexander Wong, also known as Ah Doi, to allow stowaways to board flights. 'He just turned a blind eye,' ... the stowaways were later arrested, Mitchell said. The case continues today before Judge Albert Wong Sung-hau. ...

  8. heavy traffic

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Compiled by Mark Footer 1 After drugs and guns, what does the third-largest smuggling industry in Mexico deal in? 2 If an Australian donned 'budgie smugglers' what would he be preparing to do? 3 Snakeheads smuggle what? 4 In 1999, which author/r ...

  9. Tackling the two-bullet tourists

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong has gone to great lengths to attract foreign visitors to our shores. But package trips of the kind revealed in a court case yesterday are most unwelcome. This rather unusual form of tourism was described by the judge as the 'two-bullet tour ...

  10. HK African stowaways' grim fight for life laid bare

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser Harrowing details have emerged of the desperate struggle of three African stowaways to escape a locked container in the hold of a ship moored off Hong Kong which ended in their deaths. A week after their bodies were found on board the French-registered container ship Delmas Forbin at its berth in the Pun Shan Shek Anchorage, police have detailed their grim fight ...




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