A dead body was discovered in the undercarriage of a Lufthansa plane that arrived at Frankfurt airport from Tehran on Thursday, German newspaper Bild reports.
Workers found the body after the passengers of flight LH601 had left the aircraft and the A340 aircraft had been moved to a hangar for maintenance.
The same flight scheduled for Friday has been cancelled, according to Lufthansa‘s website.
The undercarriage refers to the area of the plane below its main body (or fuselage) and wing section.
It’s rare for people to survive long journeys there due to the extreme conditions they face, including frostbite and being crushed when the landing gear retracts.
The distance from Tehran to Frankfurt
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