23 January 2022: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dutch military police reported that a stowaway was found in the wheel well of a Cargolux cargo aircraft that arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport from Africa on Sunday, January 23. “The man is doing well considering the circumstances and has been taken to a hospital,” said a statement from the Dutch military police, who also oversee Dutch border control. A spokesperson for freight carrier Cargolux confirmed that the stowaway had been on a flight operated by Cargolux Italia. “We are not in a position to make any further comment until the authorities and the airline have completed their investigation,” the Cargolux spokesperson said.