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.
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