Body found in jet's wheel well at DC airport

Body found

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A dead body was found in the landing-gear wheel well of an airplane at Dulles Airport on February 15, 2014, officials said.

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by WUSA

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Posted on February 17, 2014 at 8:52 AM

WASHINGTON -- A dead body was found in the landing-gear wheel well of an airplane at Dulles Airport on Saturday, officials said.

The body of the adult male was discovered by ground crew around 1:30 p.m. from a South African Airways aircraft. The Airbus A340 was parked at a remote parking area of the airport, officials said.

This is an active investigation.

There has been no impact on the operation of the airport's terminals or runways, officials said.

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