Stowaway Died Enroute from Africa to UK

The body of a man was discovered in the landing gear area of an aircraft that flew from Gambia to Britain. The unidentified body of a black male was found in the wheel wheel of a jet operated by charter airline, Tui Airways, that had flown from the Gambian capital of Banjul to London Gatwick Airport, it was confirmed by Gambia’s government spokesman in a statement.

Local Police said the body was discovered at Gatwick in the early morning hours of December 7. “Police were called after the body of a man was found in the undercarriage of an aircraft at Gatwick Airport, arriving from Gambia, at about 4am on December 7. Officers are investigating and a report will be prepared for HM Coroner,” a statement from the police said. Tui did not offer a comment.