Saturday, 25 August 2012
Body found in wheel store on G-BNLU
G-BNLU a British Airways B747 was preparing for departure at Cape Town when a person entered the airport grounds by jumping over the perimeter fence. Airport staff at Cape Town chased after the person but lost sight of him. They searched the airport grounds but didn't search any aircraft. While inspections of the aircraft were being carried out, a body was found in the wheel store. It was confirmed to be the person that had jumped into Cape Town airport and escaped from airport staff's sight. The aircraft was later allowed to re-enter service and operated the LHR-SFO route.