Runaway Boy Boards Manchester Flight To Rome

25 July 2012, 07:27

An 11-year-old boy took a flight to Rome on his own from Manchester Airport without a passport or boarding pass.

Liam Corcoran passed through security without being checked, before making his way on to the Jet2.com flight yesterday. 

He'd run away from his mum who was shopping in Wythenshawe Civic Centre yesterday. 

A Manchester Airport spokesman said: "This extremely serious matter is now being urgently investigated by officials from the airport and airline. 

"It is clear that documentation has not been checked correctly at security and the boarding gate. 

"The boy went through full security screening so the safety of passengers and the aircraft was never compromised. 

"We are now making preparations to ensure that his return to the UK is handled sensitively to avoid any distress.''

13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why Season 2: What We Know So Far Incl. Release Date, Cast & Spoilers

Leigh-Anne Pinnock joins Snapchat

80+ Of The Best Popstars You Should Have On Snapchat

Capital Metadata - Capital App March 2017

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!