Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Japanese dude living at Mexico City airport disappears...

A Japanese man who had been living in the Mexican capital's airport since Sept. 2 — for no apparent reason — left under equally mysterious circumstances.

Authorities searched Terminal 1 of the Benito Juarez International Airport for Hiroshi Nohara on Monday but he was nowhere to be found, said an airport official who was not allowed to be quoted by name.

The daily Reforma newspaper ran photos of the scruffy man getting into a cab Sunday at the airport.

Nohara's three-month residency at the airport made him a local celebrity whose life drew comparisons to that of Viktor Navorski, a character portrayed by Tom Hanks in the 2004 movie "The Terminal." More...

See also:

  1. Why is a Japanese dude living at Mexico City's airport?
  2. Sometimes you may have to push your car but ... push your plane???
  3. China: angry air travellers smash up airport!!

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