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Dead Man Found in Wheel Well of Plane from Senegal


Officials at a southern U.S. airport say they have found a man's body in the wheel well of an airliner that had just arrived from Africa.

A spokeswoman for Delta Airlines said the body was found on a Delta flight that landed at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport early Friday.

The flight had departed from Dakar, Senegal, nine hours earlier.

No other information was immediately available. Local and federal law enforcement officials are investigating.

Some information for this report was provided by AP.

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