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Yahye Abdi in an interview with KPIX 5. Abdi stowed away on the wheel well of Hawaiian Airlines jet from San Jose to Maui on April 20, 2014 and survived the flight despite freezing temperatures and low oxygen. (CBS)

South Bay Teen Stowaway Planned To Sneak Onto Other Flights To See Mother

A teenage stowaway who hitched a ride from San Jose to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jet says he knew exactly what he was doing when he hopped a fence at the airport.

06/18/2014

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San Anselmo Couple Set Out To Row From California To Hawaii

A San Anselmo couple set out on the open ocean Wednesday in an attempt to row from California all the way to Hawaii.

06/18/2014

Yahye Abdi in an interview with KPIX 5. Abdi stowed away on the wheel well of Hawaiian Airlines jet from San Jose to Maui on April 20, 2014 and survived the flight despite freezing temperatures and low oxygen. (CBS)

Teen Stowaway Tells All About Surviving Journey From San Jose Airport To Hawaii In KPIX 5 Interview

A Bay Area teen who survived a flight to Hawaii by stowing away in a wheel well of a jet has spoken candidly about his death defying journey in an interview with KPIX 5.

06/18/2014

Waves at San Francisco's Ocean Beach. (AP)

Rowing Race Tests Boaters’ Endurance On Pacific Journey From Monterey To Hawaii

The Great Pacific Race, a rowing competition where 13 crews in 24-foot boats row more than 2,400 miles from Monterey across the Pacific to Hawaii, began Monday.

06/09/2014

15-year-old Yahya Abdi survived a flight from Mineta San Jose International Airport to Maui, Hawaii in the wheel well of a jetliner on April 20, 2014. (The Daily Mail / Facebook)

Pilot Explains Delay After Santa Clara Stowaway Found Aboard Hawaii Flight

Pilot to flight control: “…um, we have a little gate delay here. A guy is seeming to have stowed away in the landing gear.”

06/03/2014

NASA logo (AP)

NASA Sending Experimental Saucer Into Earth’s Atmosphere Above Kauai

Folks in Hawaii should see a flying saucer in the skies above Kauai Thursday morning. It’s a NASA project meant to eventually help land heavy objects on Mars. Up until now parachutes have been used.

06/03/2014

Marilyn Hartman. (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Repeatedly Caught Trying To Sneak On SFO Planes Diagnosed With Depression

A woman caught repeatedly trying to board planes at San Francisco International Airport without a ticket has been diagnosed with major depressive disorder and sentenced to two years’ supervised probation, the San Mateo County district attorney said Friday.

05/23/2014

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Supersonic Flying Saucer To Rocket Over Pacific To Test Landing Craft For Alien Planets

The flying saucer shapes of science fiction could actually prove to be the most efficient way to enter an extraterrestrial planet’s atmosphere, and on June 2nd, NASA plans to test that exact shape in a supersonic flight high over the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai.

05/15/2014

A United Airlines 757 in flight after takeoff from San Francisco International Airport. (AP file photo)

Plane Bound For Hawaii Returns To LAX Due To Smoke In Cockpit

A United Airlines flight has arrived safely back at Los Angeles International Airport after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin during a flight to Hawaii.

05/10/2014

(Photo Dylan Ashe, San Jose Via Wiki/Flickr Creative Commons License http://www.flickr.com/photos/ackook/1233393504/ )

Stowaway Teen’s Father Counts Blessings After Son’s Dangerous Ordeal

The father of the Bay Area teen who survived a dangerous flight from San Jose to Hawaii as a stowaway in the wheel well of a jetliner went through a range of emotions as Hawaii police explained his son’s ordeal.

04/24/2014

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