The 11-year-old boy who flew to Rome by himself without security checks made his own way to Manchester Airport, according to the Manchester Evening News.
Liam Corcoran had run away from his mother during a shopping trip at Wythenshawe Civic Centre and then followed a family at Terminal 1. He was scanned by security staff, but his lack of documents was not noticed.
Liam passed through a gate where he was not required to show a passport or boarding pass, and made it on to Jet2.com flight LS791 to the Italian capital without being asked for a boarding pass stub by cabin crew.
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