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Body Found in Plane’s Wheel Well at Washington, D.C., Airport

A man’s body was found in the wheel well of an airplane at Dulles International Airport Saturday afternoon.

Airport officials say a ground crew assigned to the South African Airways aircraft found the body at 1:30 p.m. in the landing-gear wheel well. The Airbus A340 was parked in a remote parking area at the airport.

The body, which has not been identified, has been turned over to the Fairfax County Medical Examiner.

The investigation is ongoing.

Officials say airport operations were not impacted.

— NBC Washington