PARIS — An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and impressed the Steven Spielberg movie “The Terminal” died Saturday within the airport, officers stated.
Merhan Karimi Nasseri died after a coronary heart assault within the airport’s Terminal 2F round noon, in accordance an official with the Paris airport authority. Police and a medical group handled him however weren’t capable of save him, the official stated. The official was not approved to be publicly named.
Karimi Nasseri, believed to have been born in 1945, lived within the airport’s Terminal 1 from 1988 till 2006, first in authorized limbo as a result of he lacked residency papers and later by alternative, based on French media stories.
He had been residing within the airport once more in latest weeks, the airport official stated.
His saga impressed “The Terminal” starring Tom Hanks, and a French movie.