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October 9th, 2013
10:13 PM ET

Father of boy who sneaked on plane: "We were asking for help"

The father of the 9-year-old Minnesota boy who sneaked past security on to a plane to Las Vegas spoke about the entire situation.

"He’s not a terrorist, he’s a 9-year-old child."

Dad of 9-year-old plane stowaway: 'He's got a behavioral problem

The child's father said that his wife reported him missing - the day after they last saw him, taking out the trash.

The boys father says he tried to get help for son - citing his checkered past.

"I don't have an angel, OK. I have a 9-year-old."

He also questioned how the child was able to sneak on to a plane undetected.

"I don't understand," he said. "You've got so (many) security checks at these airports. How can you let a 9-year-old sneak past security, get on the plane, without anyone stopping him, questioning him or anything?"

Miguel Marquez is OutFront with more.


Filed under: Boy on Flight • News
October 8th, 2013
08:58 PM ET

Father of boy who sneaked on plane: "I don't have an angel"

Plans are being made to get the boy who slipped past security and boarded a flight to Las Vegas back home to Minneapolis.

While it's still unclear when he'll be returning, we are learning more about the boy's previous run-ins with the law.

George Howell is OutFront.


Filed under: Boy on Flight • News • TSA