Two aircraft in minor collision at UK's Heathrow

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London, Oct 16: Two aircraft were involved in a minor collision on the ground at London's Heathrow airport. No one was injured.

An airport spokesman told to the sources, ''Heathrow Airport can confirm that two aircraft were involved in an incident on the ground earlier yesterday.'' ''There are no reported injuries and passengers are in the process of being offloaded from the aircraft.'' No further details were available.

British Airways confirmed that one of its planes, on a flight to Singapore, was involved. Sky News said that the other plane was from Sri Lankan Airlines.

A British Airways spokesman told to the sources, ''This was a low-speed taxi-way contact at the wing tips of the planes. Our aircraft returned to its stand and the passengers were offloaded.'' Sky said both planes were taxiing along the runway ahead of take-off at Heathrow, one of the world's busiest airports.

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