Authorities in Miami investigate whether man came from wheel well of airplane that had just arrived from Guatemala
An investigation is ongoing into what appears in a video to be a stowaway exiting a plane’s wheel well.
The flight in question was American Airlines #1182 which arrived at Miami International Airport on Saturday at 10:06 a.m. from Guatemala, Mexico.
American Airlines told Local 10 News that the plane, “was met by law enforcement due to a security issue.”
Authorities are investigating what appears in a video to be a stowaway exiting a plane’s wheel well.
The airline is working with local law enforcement in their investigation but did not provide any additional information.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue did confirm that a man was taken to a nearby hospital.
No other information was made available.
Local 10 News has reached out to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, which is leading the investigation.