A body was found inside a British Airways passenger aircraft which landed at Heathrow today.
British Airways said the body was found inside the landing gear bay of a Boeing 747 after it arrived at the London airport from Cape Town, South Africa.
A company spokesman said:
We are liaising with the South African authorities and Cape Town airport after a body was found in the landing gear bay of one of our aircraft.
They are investigating how this incident took place, which involved a Boeing 747 which arrived this morning from Cape Town.
This is a very rare and sad event and our thoughts are with the individual's family.
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