Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 after its arrival on Monday at Maui's Kahului Airport. After the same flight landed on Sunday, a California teen emerged from the left rear wheel well. Oskar Garcia/AP hide caption

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The underbelly of a Boeing 767, the type of plane on which a teenager stowed away by hiding inside one of the rear wheel wells (in background) during a flight from California to Hawaii. He survived. Dirk-Jan Kraan/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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Hawaiian Airlines Flight 45 after its arrival on Monday at Maui's Kahului Airport. After the same flight landed on Sunday, a California teen emerged from the left rear wheel well. Oskar Garcia/AP hide caption

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The underbelly of a Boeing 767, the type of plane on which a 16-year-old stowaway reportedly made the death-defying trip from California to Hawaii inside the wheel well. Dirk-Jan Kraan/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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It was a Hawaiian Airlines Boeing 767 such as this, authorities say, on which a California teen stowed away in the wheel well. He reportedly survived the 5 1/2-hour flight from San Jose to Maui. PR News/Hawaiian Airlines hide caption

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