Stowaway, who survived Joburg to London flight, discharged from hospital

One of the two men, who clung to the wheel well of a London-bound plane, has reportedly been discharged from hospital.

One of the stowaways fell off and died as the plane flew over the city in June, while the other one made it barely alive and was subsequently treated in a London hospital.

702's Xolani Gwala spoke to EWN's UK reporter, Peter Anderson, on the latest development in the story.

The UK's Home Office confirmed that the man had been discharged and moved to an immigration facility.

Listen to the conversation below:


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