Stowaway from Turkey found dead in landing gear of British Airways flight

Posted on July 19, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Dies, United Kingdom

According to Sky News, the body of a man believed to be Turkish and in his 30s was discovered in the British Airways Airbus A320 at the airport’s Terminal 5. Police were called by airport staff shortly after 11am on Thursday and are trying to confirm his identity and trace relatives. The airline said it will hold talks with authorities in Istanbul and officers from Scotland Yard as they investigate how the man managed to access the plane. Read article

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