Dutch authorities has found a body of unidentified man in the landing gear compartment of a plan which took off from Lagos, Nigeria and arrived Amsterdam’s on Monday, April 19
Authorities said investigation is ongoing on the man to know his identity adding that the victim was suspected to be a stowaway and died while hiding in the landing gear due to low temperature during the flight. according to spokesperson for the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee who told Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad said
“The man had holed up in the wheel arch of the plane. The low temperatures have presumably been fatal to him during the flight.”
the body of suspected stowaway Nigerian was discovered by the airport technical staff in the KLM airlines plane.
According to a tweets from Royal Military police which stated that Schiphol airport police unit and forensic investigators were working on establishing the person’s identity and cause of death.
“We are investigating the discovery of a body in the landing gear of an airplane that arrived from Lagos (Nigeria),”
Meanwhile, a similar scenario happen in Kenya where a 16-year-old boy hide in the landing gear of a plane flying to Maastricht Aachen airport from London, in February this year.
Fortunately, the boy survive but with serious hypothermia