Boy Sneaks Onto Plane Alone to Vegas
by Heather Bond | October, 2013
Last week, a 9 year old boy managed to maneuver his way past security at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, without a ticket, and board a flight bound for Las Vegas.
The boy happened to be a runaway and made it to the Minneapolis airport the day before boarding the flight. How he managed to pass through security check points and get on a flight without a ticket is still a mystery. Once in Las Vegas, the boy was turned over to Child Protective Services.
This is not the first occurrence of a child boarding a flight ticket-less and alone. Just last year, a boy from England boarded a flight to Rome, but never made it outside of the airport. Read more on the story from CNN.com.
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Heather Bond posts from Chicago, the windiest city in the world. She likes yoga, pub trivia, a hot towel and a fully reclined seat. She hopes her next trip will be to Djibouti, because she loves to say Djibouti so much. Follow Heather on Twitter @metro_naturale