Heathrow flight death man 'possibly Angolan'

  • 12 September 2012
  • From the section London

A man thought to have fallen from the undercarriage of a plane near Heathrow is believed to be Angolan, it has been revealed.

Police were called to Portman Avenue in Mortlake at about 07:55 BST on Sunday after the discovery of the body.

He was found with Angolan currency and he was not a member of the crew or a passenger, a police spokesman said.

A post-mortem examination has been held at Kingston Hospital but the results are not yet known.

The man, whose death is being treated as unexplained, was wearing jeans, a grey hooded top and white trainers.

He is described as an African male aged between 20 and 30.

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