LONDON – A flight path dropped from the undercarriage to a jet as it approached Heathrow Airport after a 9-hour flight from Nairobi landing in a southern London garden, police and airline's Monday said.
The Metropolitan Police Force said the body of an unidentified man was found in a residential building in southern London's Clapham area on Sunday, and it is believed that he fell from an aircraft.
He has not yet been identified. Police said an autopsy would be held to determine the cause of death.
Kenya Airways said police are tracing the body to its Nairobi London flight. A bag, water and food were discovered in the aircraft landing box after the land landed.
The airline called death "unfortunate" and said it collaborated with British and Kenyan authorities.
Standing away in a plane's undercarriage is exceptionally dangerous. Experts believe that three-quarters of stoves do not survive because of the extreme cold and lack of oxygen when the plane reaches cross-height.
Though not common, stowings have previously risen to London's streets as the planes lowered their landing gear. In September 201