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Hundreds of passengers evacuated from plane at Heathrow Airport after ‘serious accident’


Hundreds of passengers have been evacuated from a plane at Heathrow Airport following a ‘serious accident’.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at Terminal 5 at around 8am this morning.

A spokesperson for Heathrow said: ‘Following an incident on the airfield involving two members of staff, an investigation is underway and we are working with the Police.

‘This incident didn’t involve any passengers and is not expected to cause any impact on journeys today.’

A later update said: ‘We are dealing with a serious accident involving two vehicles on the airfield.

‘We are working closely with the emergency services and updates will follow. The airfield remains open and we will work to minimise disruption to our passengers’ journeys.’

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