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A delivery company employee that fell asleep while loading cargo onto an airplane woke up nearly 800 miles away in Texas.The unnamed worker, part of FedEx’s ground crew, was loading a flight at Memphis International Airport early on Friday morning, when he passed out in the cargo area, according to City of Lubbock officals.
After travelling across a large part of the country, he woke up and knocked on the closed cockpit door, according to Lubbock Airport's executive director Kelly Campbell told FOX 34.
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"Knowing that it was a FedEx employee, they instructed him to get into the jump seat and buckle up. They were almost here anyway," said Ms Campbell.
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The airport was notified of the unexpected passenger at 5:17am, and the flight landed shortly after at 5:35am.
The arrival was met by airport police and staff, who determined that the stowaway did not have criminal intent.