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9-year-old Minneapolis boy sneeks on a flight to Vegas

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MINNEAPOLIS – An incident at Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport is under investigation.

Authorities are trying to figure out how a Nine-year-old boy was able to sneak onto a flight to Las Vegas.

Dave Berggren reports “No one noticed the boy until the flight was well underway.”

Terry Trippler researches the Commercial Air Travel Industry and all of its rules and regulations.

All the expense in this to keep us safe since 911, and it has, but still we have gapping holes and this was a perfect example of it.

Trippler says stowaways like this are rare, especially with children.

Officials with MSP International says the child is in protective custody and is returning to the twin cities.