A man was taken into custody at the Las Vegas airport in the United States, who climbed onto the wing of an aircraft preparing for takeoff, CNN reports.
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The Boeing 737 was due to fly to Portland when a free-rider appeared on its wing. He first walked along the wing and then took off his shoes and tried to climb to the tip. As a result, the man fell to the ground. He was detained and sent to the hospital.
Following the incident, Alaska Airlines returned to the gate for a full check. He took off 4 hours late.
Investigators believe that the man got on the runway by climbing over the fence around the airport perimeter.