Jet stowaway busted

Demetrice Hall

ORLANDO, Fla. (WESH) A 32-year-old Lake City, Florida man hid in a wheel well of a JetBlue plane at Orlando International Airport Thursday in an attempt to get to New York according to police.

JetBlue employees discovered Demetrice Hall on the tarmac Thursday morning and called police at 8:34 a.m. Hall said he was a mechanic, but he was not wearing a shirt or shoes, and he was covered in grease.

According to police, Hall was able to get through a fence somewhere along the outside of the 14,000-acre airport.

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