Kenya Airways called the death ‘unfortunate’ and said the company was investigating [File: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters]
The body of a suspected stowaway fell hundreds of metres from a plane flying over southwest London, United Kingdom, landing in the garden of a man’s home as he sunbathed.
Police said it was recovered from the Clapham garden after apparently falling from the landing gear casing of a Kenya Airways flight bound for London’s Heathrow airport on Sunday afternoon.
“Our neighbour was sunbathing in the garden at the time and the man landed a metre away,” local resident David Carmalt told the London Evening Standard newspaper.
“It’s a miracle no one else was killed,” he said. “Our sympathies are with our neighbour and the poor man …