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    No Charges for Teen Plane Stowaway

    An American Airlines Boeing 737 airplane takes off from a runway at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, September 23, 2013. American Airlines and US Airways have extended the deadline for completing their merger until January 18, 2014, as an antitrust suit brought by the US Justice Department is set to go to trial on November 25. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A teen who survived a 5.5 hour flight to Hawaii in the wheel of a plane probably won't face criminal charges, the FBI says. The 16-year-old hopped a fence at the San Jose airport and crawled into the wheel compartment of a plane after running away from home. He endured freezing temperatures and extremely thin air during the ride, only regaining consciousness an hour after the plane landed. He's now in the care of child protective services.

    Read it at Los Angeles Times