HONOLULU - A teenager who stowed away in the wheel well of an airplane for a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii is resting at a Honolulu hospital.
Meanwhile, a law enforcement official says surveillance video from San Jose International Airport shows the boy who survived a flight to Hawaii in a plane's wheel well was on the airfield seven hours before the jet departed.
The official who's been briefed on the investigation was not authorized to speak publicly about the case and spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity.
The official told The Associated Press that the 15-year-old stowaway got on the airfield a little after 1 a.m. Sunday and went undetected for hours in what is supposed to be a secured area of the airport.
The boy popped out of the wheel well after the Boeing 767 landed in Maui and was resting Tuesday at a Honolulu hospital. Child welfare officials are working to return him to Northern California.
American Medical Response air and ground ambulances flew him from Maui to Oahu and drove him to a Honolulu hospital Sunday evening.American Medical Response Maui operations manager Curt Morimoto says the child was in very stable condition.
Officials say the boy was knocked out most of the 5 1/2-hour flight and didn't regain consciousness until an hour after the Hawaiian Airlines plane landed.
The department didn't indicate when the teen would be going back to California.