British Airways plane hits hangar at Heathrow

The Boeing aircraft was being towed for some routine maintenance when its wing tip hit the building.

The Boeing 777-200 was being towed for maintenance when its wingtip struck the hangar

The Boeing 777-200 was due for maintenance

The aircraft was being towed to BA’s engineering base when its wing tip struck the building.

The Boeing 777-200 was being taken for a routine maintenance check at the time.

No one was hurt and the airport has continued to operate as normal.

BA’s engineering operations are carried out well away from areas used by passengers.

In a statement, BA said: “Our engineers are working to repair the damage. The aircraft will then be fully inspected before returning to service. Our flight schedule continues to run as planned.”

Sourced by Sky News

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