In a daring move, two Cuban migrants recently embarked on a unique mode of transportation for their journey to Key West.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reported that the two men ingeniously landed a powered hang glider at the Key West International Airport, despite it being an illegal entry. The incident occurred around 10:30 a.m. last Saturday, leaving authorities amazed at the creativity and resourcefulness of these migrants.
Their determination and ingenuity in seeking a better life are a testament to the human spirit, and this story is sure to capture the attention of anyone who appreciates a daring and unconventional tale.
After their impressive landing at the Key West International Airport, the two Cuban migrants were reported to have remained unharmed. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office handed them over to the U.S. Border Patrol officials through the Keys deputies, as they were not authorized to enter the country through this mode of transportation. Despite the illegal means of entry, the story of these two courageous men has captured the attention of many, highlighting the lengths people will go to in search of a better life.
“There were no interruptions in service and operations continue as normal,” confirmed Richard Strickland, Director of Airports.
“There were no interruptions in service and operations continue as normal,” confirmed Richard Strickland, Director of Airports, in a statement to the press regarding the incident. Meanwhile, the sheriff’s department has refrained from sharing any details about the flight.
UNBELIEVABLE moment Cuban migrants prepare to land motorised hang glider at Florida airport 🚁
The two individuals were arrested by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and turned over to the U.S. Border Patrol. pic.twitter.com/wEuMKS0vWI
— Lady Di (@Lady_Di_W) March 28, 2023
The swift resumption of services and operations at Key West International Airport following the powered hang glider landing has garnered attention from aviation enthusiasts and authorities alike. With Strickland assuring that “everything continued as usual” despite the unexpected arrival, the airport’s seamless operations have been praised for their efficiency and effectiveness.
While the specifics of the incident remain under wraps, the airport’s ability to maintain its services has been a source of comfort and reassurance to travelers and locals alike.