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Man dies after airport vehicles collide at Heathrow

A man has died after two airport vehicles crashed at Heathrow Airport. The man, in his 40s, was taken to a London hospital but could not be saved, the Metropolitan Police said.

Another male suffered a suspected broken shoulder in the crash, which happened on the airfield shortly after 6am on Wednesday.

At least 20 British Airways flights from Terminal 5 were delayed and passengers were ordered to leave an aircraft which was unable to take off because of the incident.

The airport remained open after the incident Credit: ITV

We are dealing with a serious accident involving two vehicles on the airfield.

We are working closely with the emergency services and updates will follow.

The airfield remains open and we will work to minimise disruption to our

passengers' journeys. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

– Heathrow Airport