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Stowaway Falls From Plane On To Car In Mortlake

Monday 10th September 2012

A man has died after falling thousands of feet from a plane as it landed at Heathrow airport.

portman avenueIt is believed the man had stowed away in the plane and landed on a car in the residential street of Portman Avenue in Mortlake in south West London.

Police are trying to formally identify him.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “We were called to reports of a dead body at 7.55am yesterday. The victim had multiple injuries. The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

“Speculation that he may have been a stowaway who had fallen from a plane is one line of inquiry.”