Teenager sneaks onto jet's cargo hold

A 16-year-old sneaked onto a jet heading to Dubai after hearing he could make lots of money in the city in the Middle East.

Teenager sneaks onto jet's cargo hold

A teenager sneaked onto a jet travelling all the way to Dubai.

The 16-year-old boy called Xu crept and hid away in the cargo hold of flight EK303 from Shanghai with the ambition to earn his fortune and make thousands of Yuan by begging in the commercial capital

The youngster has admitted to jumping over an airport fence and climbing into the hold whilst a security guard wasn't paying attention.

Xu decided to risk this dangerous journey when he heard rumours of beggars in Dubai earning up to hundreds of thousands of Yuan a year.

It said in a statement received by Sky News, a spokesperson for Emirates airline said : "We are cooperating fully with authorities in Dubai and as this is a police matter we are unable to comment further at this time."

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