Plane tips onto its nose at Heathrow

The freight plane didn't have anyone on board. Credit: @MZulqarnainBut1

A British Airways plane has been damaged after tipping onto its nose at Heathrow.

The incident happened while the aircraft was parked on tarmac at the West London airport.

An airline spokesman said: “A freighter aircraft has been damaged while stationary on stand. As a freighter-only aircraft there were no passengers on board".

An aviation enthusiast captured the collapse.

“Safety is always our highest priority and we are investigating the matter”.

The incident is not affecting other flights at Heathrow.