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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)

Congressman Seeks Airport Security Improvements After San Jose Teen Stowaway Case

Bay Area Congressman Eric Swalwell says a teen stowaway who flew to Hawaii in a jet wheel well should never have been able to climb the San Jose International Airport fence undetected.

05/02/2014

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)

Sen. Boxer Questions TSA About Stowaway’s Flight From San Jose Airport To Hawaii

A few weeks before a 15-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration conducted a review of San Jose’s airport and found its perimeter to be in compliance with the agency’s security requirements.

04/30/2014

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)

Father Of Teen Stowaway From Mineta San Jose International Airport Arrives In Hawaii

Spokeswoman Kayla Rosenfeld of the Hawaii Department of Human Services that Abdilahi Yusuf has arrived in Honolulu. Rosenfeld said the department’s child welfare unit won’t disclose any information on the release of Yahya Abdi because of privacy concerns and confidentiality.

04/29/2014

Hawaiian Airlines jet. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Family Of Stowaway Teen Breaks Silence About Hawaiian Flight And Miraculous Survival

The family of the 15 year old who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet says he’s run away before, and was not trying to get to Africa, or see his birth mother, despite international reports.

04/28/2014

Hawaiian Airlines jet. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

San Jose Airport Teen Stowaway Revealed, Woman Claiming To Be Mother Speaks Out

A woman claiming to be the mother of the 15-year-old boy who survived a flight from San Jose to Hawaii in a plane’s wheel well said the boy’s father falsely told their children that she died in a rocket attack, according to a report in a British newspaper.

04/24/2014

(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

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

SJ Stowaway Highlights Broader Security Concerns At U.S. Airports

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

04/23/2014

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

Stowaway Teen From San Jose Mineta Airport Resting In Hawaii Hospital After Wheel Well Flight

A teenager who stowed away in the wheel well of an airplane for a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii is resting at a Honolulu hospital.

04/22/2014

(CBS News)

Stowaway Teen At San Jose Airport May Have Been Trying To Find Flight To Africa

A Santa Clara teenager remained in custody Tuesday, two days after apparently surviving a five hour flight across the Pacific Ocean tucked inside the plane’s wheel well.

04/22/2014

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

Stowaway Teen On San Jose-Hawaii Flight Forces Review Of Airport Security

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 to Hawaii — a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation’s airline fleet.

04/21/2014

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