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Dead Body of a Nigerian Discovered In Landing Gear Of Flight From Lagos

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Dead Body of Nigerian Discovered In Landing Gear Of Flight From Lagos
Dead Body of Nigerian Discovered In Landing Gear Of Flight From Lagos

A body of an unidentified Nigerian man has been found in the landing gear compartment of a plane that arrived in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from Lagos, Nigeria.

Dutch authorities have launched an investigation into the man’s identity and cause of death after he was discovered inside a wheel arch.

“We are investigating the discovery of a body in the landing gear of an airplane that arrived from Lagos (Nigeria),” , Royal Military Police tweeted on Tuesday, adding that the Schiphol airport police unit and forensic investigators were working on establishing the person’s identity and cause of death.

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According to the Dutch media, the body was discovered by the airport technical staff in the KLM airlines plane. The victim was reportedly a stowaway and was killed by the low temperatures during the flight.

A spokesperson for the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee told Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad: “The man had holed up in the wheel arch of the plane. The low temperatures have presumably been fatal to him during the flight.”