Two planes collide on Heathrow taxiway

An investigation has been launched after two planes collided while taxiing to take-off at London’s Heathrow Airport. The planes involved were a British Airways, Boeing 747 and a SriLankan Airlines Airbus A340. They collided at 10.20 pm on Monday.

No-one was injured according to press reports after the two planes just clipped each other.

“There was no fire, no injuries, no damage,” a fire brigade spokesman told reporters.

Engineers are inspecting the aircraft to ascertain the damage. The passengers were offloaded and returned to the terminal building.