Teen Hides in Plane Wheel Well, Miraculously Survives California to Maui Flight

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This is just crazy.

A teen who scaled a fence at San Jose International Airport and hid in a Hawaiian airline plane's landing gear wheel well, survived after flying for five hours from California to Kahului, Hawaii.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the 15-year-old boy is lucky to still be alive. From 1947-2014, including Sunday's incident, 105 people have tried to do the same thing, hopping inside of a wheel well on a plane. Of those people, 80 died and only 25 survived-giving the chances of surviving a 23.8 percent rate.

Aside from the oxygen depletion and cold he more than likely encountered, making it nearly impossible to survive the flight, he could've been crushed by the landing gear.

After the flight took off, the boy passed out in the air and didn't regain consciousness until an hour after the plane landed in Hawaii, FBI spokesman Tom Simon told the Associated Press. When he came to, he climbed out of the wheel well and was spotted by airport personnel.

The boy will not be charged with a crime and was later released to child-protective services.

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