A 10-year-old boy found dead inside the landing gear on an Air France plane
On Tuesday, January 8, 2020, the body of a 10-year-old was discovered inside the landing gear on an Air France plane. An Air France official confirmed that the aircraft flew from Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa to Paris.
Air France confirms: the lifeless body of a young man of about 10 years old was discovered inside the landing gear of the plane that performed the flight AF703 Abidjan (ABJ) - Paris-Charles de Gaulle, on January 7, 2020.
A 10-year-old boy found dead in a plane's landing gear
The aircraft we are talking about is a Boeing 777-300ER, indicative of F-GSQY, Air France. He departed from Abidjan around 22:50 pm, January 7, and landed in Paris at 06:05 am on January 8, 2020.
There is a ongoing investigation into this person's death. Unfortunately, there are security breaches at airports in Africa. There is no single or isolated case.
In recent years, more and more citizens of Africa risk their lives and choose to travel by plane or landing gear to a European destination, in the hope of a better life. In 2012, one was found body inside the landing gear at a 747 British Airways.