British Airways 777 Crash London Heathrow Airport – Video
Airline News Video - There has been an accident at London's Heathrow Airport where a British Airways Boeing B-777 appears to have landed short of the runway. The widebody aircraft was operating as British Airways flight BA38 from Beijing.
News reports say that the emergency evacuation slides were deployed and all passengers left the aircraft. Three injuries were reported.
A statement issued by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) indicates the accident aircraft is a Boeing 777-300 and it landed short of runway 27 Left at Heathrow. It went on to say that the accident occurred at 12:42 p.m. local time. It also confirmed that the passengers deplaned via the emergency slides and that only minor injuries were reported.
According to the NTSB, the UK's Air Accident Investigation Branch or AAIB will be the lead investigation agency as one would expect for a crash such as this in London.
Watch the video below.
See our other airline news videos: Airline News Video
Your opinion? Discuss this airline news in our forum.
Do you enjoy aviation videos? Have you heard about the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor? We have an exclusive one hour video that reveals the inside secrets of V-22 and its revolutionary technology. You can either order it on DVD or buy an annual subscription for only $19.95 and the download edition is included for free! When you purchase your subscription you can be watching your V-22 Osprey video right away.
To see a free preview of the V-22 video, click here. To purchase the new DVD edition click -> V-22 Osprey Video.
Looking to buy a used airplane? Be sure to check out our new airplanes for sale section.
Please support AeroSpaceNews.com with a paid subscription.
It is also very important for you to please fill out our readership survey if you have not already done so. Please take a moment right now. Click here to fill out the survey.
Be sure to check out our cool Playstation 3 hardware and software, XBox 360 games and Nintendo Wii gear.