Refugee Who Inspired ‘The Terminal’ Movie Dies In Airport

An Aeroflot - Russian Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft as seen on final approach flying and landing on the runway at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport with the terminal and the control tower visible, after arriving from Moscow. The A320-200 jet airplane has the registration VP-BTJ and the name A. Rublev / ?. ??????. Aeroflot AFL is the flag carrier and largest airline of the Russian Federation with a fleet of 202 planes, member of SkyTeam aviation alliance group. The Government of Russia owns 51% of the airline. The aviation industry and passenger traffic is phasing a difficult period with the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic having a negative impact on the travel business industry with fears of the deteriorating situation due to the new Omicron variant mutation. Amsterdam, the Netherlands on January 5, 2022 (Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • He had been living in a care facility earlier this year but came back to the airport a few months ago “to live as a homeless person in the public space of the airport,” the representative said.
  • He also reportedly had several thousand euros on him.
  • “The reality is that he had psychological problems,” the spokesperson said.
  • “He was a homeless person taken care of by the airport community and doctors.” 

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