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Heathrow crash prompts flight delays

Heathrow Airport is experiencing some delays after an early morning crash on the airfield, which left one person dead, TravelMole reports.

A spokesman said: "We can confirm that following a serious accident involving two vehicles on our airfield, an airport colleague has passed away. 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 man, believed to be in his 40s, was taken to hospital following the crash, which led to over two dozen flights being delayed from Terminal 5.

Emergency services remain at the site of the incident, which took place at early this morning near Terminal 5.

British Airways said that a number of stands at Terminal 5 are currently inaccessible and this is causing some delays.
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