15-year-old stowaway homesick for Africa had no clue he was in Maui after jumping from plane

  • by: MARTHA MENDOZA , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 23, 2014 - 8:55 PM

HONOLULU — 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 said Wednesday.

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