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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

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Mineta San Jose International Airport Terminal Briefly Evacuated During False Alarm

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.

05/07/2014

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

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

Stowaway Teen Was Disoriented, Could Barely Walk After Wheel Well Flight From San Jose To Hawaii

Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner’s wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials who reviewed video of his arrival said Wednesday.

04/23/2014

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

Teen Hawaii Stowaway Sneaked Into Secure Area Of SJ Airport Despite Hundreds Of Security Cameras

San Jose’s Mineta Airport has hundreds of security cameras, but they were unable to deter a teenage boy that snuck onto a secure area hours before stowing away in the wheel well of a plane bound for Hawaii.

04/23/2014

(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

Mineta San Jose International Airport

Stowaway Teen Flies To Hawaii Clinging To Landing Gear After Breaching A Fence At San Jose Airport

A 16 year old boy is alive after he apparently breached a perimeter at Mineta San Jose International Airport, climbed into the rear landing gear of a Hawaiian Airlines 767 bound for Maui, and then was spotted on the tarmac at his destination after a 5 hour flight.

04/20/2014

Mineta San Jose Int'l Airport

Southwest Airlines Adds Flights At Mineta San Jose As Airport Named 2nd Fastest-Growing In U.S.

Southwest Airlines began expanded service on from Mineta San José International Airport on Tuesday adding one daily nonstop flight to Denver, San Diego, Seattle and Orange County due to an increasing demand that’s led SJC to become one of the fastest growing hubs in the U.S.

04/08/2014

Passengers' luggage is piled on a cart outside a terminal at San Francisco International Airport. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Airports Busy With Holiday Travelers

With Christmas just a couple of days away, holiday travel was in full swing at Bay Area airports.

12/23/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

East Coast Storm Causes Bay Area Flight Cancellations

Winter weather on the East Coast was causing flight cancellations at Bay Area airports Tuesday.

12/10/2013

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