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RAW: Watch teen stowaway drop down from wheel well

05/07/2014 7:35 AM

05/07/2014 7:36 AM

Police said Tuesday they plan to interview a California teen who stowed away on a Hawaii-bound flight two weeks ago, surviving sub-freezing temperatures in the wheel well of a jetliner as it crossed the Pacific Ocean. Meanwhile, Hawaii transportation officials released surveillance video of Yahya Abdi hopping from the jet's wheel well April 20 after the a 5-hour flight.

You can see the 15-year-old Somali teen drop from the wheel well at 31 seconds into the video and then stumble around.

Read the latest news about the stowaway.

See the video on all devices here.

This raw video (see on all devices here) is a bit longer and shows airport crews arriving but doing little or not noticing the teen.

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