Mineta San Jose International Airport
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.
After Teen Stowaway’s Flight From San Jose To Hawaii, Silicon Valley Startups Offer Airport Security Solutions
After a teen sneaked onto Mineta San Jose International Airport and stowed away on a flight to Hawaii last month, a Bay Area congressman is reaching out to a Silicon Valley startups for high-tech ways to improve airport security.
Passengers and employees in Terminal B at Mineta San Jose International Airport were briefly evacuated Wednesday morning due to a fire alarm that sounded with no fire present, an airport spokeswoman said.
Officials have released surveillance video of the 15-year-old boy who stowed away on a flight from Mineta San Jose International Airport last month, moments after he landed in Hawaii.
Police in San Jose plan to interview a teen who stowed away on a Hawaii-bound flight two weeks ago and survived sub-freezing temperatures in the wheel well of a jetliner.
A relative of a 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight in a jet’s wheel well says Hawaii officials won’t allow the boy’s father to see him, a newspaper reported Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.