A stowaway has fallen to his death from a British Airways plane after clinging to the bottom of the jet before it flew over London.
The man is believed to have lost his grip and plunged into an office block in south-west London.
It is believed that him, and another man, hung onto the plane for over 8,000 miles on a flight that was headed to Heathrow from South Africa.
A spokesperson for the Met Police said:
On Thursday June 18 at about 8.30am, police received reports of suspect stowaway on a flight from Johannesburg to Heathrow.
A man between aged between 25-30, is currently in a west London hospital and enquires are ongoing. The man is in a serious but stable condition.
At 9.35am, officers received a call to reports of of a body discovered on top of a building in Kew, West London.
The death is described as unexplained.
A post mortem will be held in due course, and investigations are ongoing as to whether the deceased was a possible stowaway.Advertisement
The man being described by police as in a serious but stable condition, is the second man, who also fell from the aircraft but managed to survive.