British Airways Boeing 777 Lands Short At LHR

A British Airways Boeing 777-236/ER (G-YMMM (cn 30314/342)), flight BA038 from Beijing (PEK) to London Heathrow (LHR), landed short of runway 27L at LHR. The landing gear completely collapsed and passengers had to leave the Boeing 777 by emergency chutes. Six people are being reported for minor injuries. London Heathrow Airport was closed for 30 minutes.

An airport worker told the BBC the pilot on the Boeing 777 had said he had lost all power, and had been forced to glide the plane into land. The worker also said the pilot had told him all the electronics had also failed. “He said he had no warning – it just went,” the worker added.

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