Man dies following serious accident at Heathrow airport

first_img Feb 14th 2018, 11:51 AM By Ceimin Burke Wednesday 14 Feb 2018, 11:51 AM Updated at 12.10pmA MAN HAS DIED following a crash on the airfield at London’s Heathrow Airport this morning.Two members of airport staff who were operating vehicles were involved in the collision which took place shortly after 6am.One of the men, who was in his 40s, was hospitalised with serious injuries where he later died.Another man was treated at the scene for a suspected broken shoulder.“We can confirm that following a serious accident involving two vehicles on our airfield, an airport colleague has passed away,” a spokesperson for the airport said in a statement. 41,991 Views Man dies following ‘serious accident’ at Heathrow airport Two members of staff operating airport vehicles were involved in the incident. Image: Steve Parsons 9 Comments Police and airside operations vehicles at Heathrow Airport today. Image: Steve Parsons Police and airside operations vehicles at Heathrow Airport today. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article http://jrnl.ie/3851147 Share56 Tweet Email Short URL Our deepest condolences go to the family and friends affected by this accident. We will be fully cooperating with the Police in the investigation which will follow.The spokesperson added that they are working to minimise delays for passengers.The Met Police said the Health and Safety Executive have been notified and there have been no arrests. A post-mortem will take place in due course.READ: Three-year-old girl who was injured in Dublin home over the weekend dies>READ: United Airlines plane forced to make emergency landing after engine cover rips apart mid-flight>last_img read more