(HONOLULU) — Hawaii officials released surveillance video on Tuesday showing the 15-year-old stowaway who survived a 5½-hour flight from San Jose, California, to Hawaii as he exited a jet’s wheel well.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation’s tape shows Yahya Abdi dropping out of the Boeing 767′s unpressurized, unheated wheel well after the flight landed in Maui on April 20. The boy, who was miraculously not injured in the incident, left the state last weekend, but officials would not say where they sent him or with whom.
Abdi, who lives in Santa Clara, California, with his father, stepmother and siblings, had been unhappy and desperately missed his mother, family friends said.
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