Canada Global (Web News) At Gatwick Airport, a man’s body was discovered inside an airplane’s undercarriage.
The Tui flight had flown from Banjul, the nation’s capital, to the West Sussex airport.
According to Sussex Police, the find was made on December 7 at or around 4:00 GMT.
“This is really sad news, and our condolences are with the family and friends of the deceased,” a Gatwick Airport representative said.
Tui stated that as the event was a police matter, company would not comment.
Officers are looking into it, and a report will be made for HM Coroner, according to Sussex Police.
An unnamed black gentleman, according to a government spokeswoman for The Gambia, was the man.
An average direct flight from The Gambia to the UK covers the 2,760 miles (4,444 km) distance in around six and a half hours.
Are any stowaways on planes still alive?
In the UK, there have been multiple instances of stowaways being discovered dead.
Mohammed Ayaz, a 21-year-old Pakistani man, was found dead in the parking lot of a Homebase store in Richmond, close to Heathrow Airport, in 2001. Another stowaway had landed on a gasworks next to the business four years prior.