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Day: June 19, 2015

Stowaway Plunges To Death From BA Plane
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Stowaway Plunges To Death From BA Plane

    A stowaway has died after falling from a British Airways jet onto a shop in southwest London. He and another man are believed to have clung on to the passenger plane as it flew more than 8,000 miles from Johannesburg in South Africa to Heathrow. The second man, aged between 25 and 30, is in a serious condition in a west London hospital after miraculously surviving the ordeal. He was discovered alive by staff at Heathrow. The victim died as the Boeing 747 came into land over Richmond at around 9.30am on Thursday. He reportedly landed on the roof of NotOnTheHighStreet.com in Kew Road. A spokesman for the firm said: "Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found the body of male on the roof of the premises. "The death is currently being treated as unexpla...