BA flight 'returning to Heathrow after technical fault'

A British Airways flight bound for Hong Kong is returning to Heathrow airport after reports of a technical fault with its landing gear.

The flight took off from the London airport but has spent some time circling the English Channel and is now returning to the UK.

The airline told the BBC that there was a, "technical problem and the flight will be returning to Heathrow."

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Technical fault on BA flight

British Airways engineers are examining a 747 bound for Hong Kong after it was forced to return to Heathrow on Monday night after experiencing a "minor technical problem".