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British Airways plane slams wing into SA airport building

A British Airways plane bound for London slammed its wing into a nearby building as it was preparing to take off from Johannesburg on Sunday, South Africa's airports authority said. Four people were injured in the incident.

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British Airways wing pictured hitting airport building

Twitter user Harriet Tolputt shared this picture of the British Airways plane which clipped a building with its wing at an airport in Johannesburg.

None of the 180 passengers on board the plane were hurt but four ground employees in the damaged building sustained minor injuries.

The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has launched an investigation.

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