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Heathrow Airport emergency after two planes collide into each other on the ground

Emergency crews have rushed to Heathrow after two passenger planes collided on the runway.

The incident took place at around 8pm and involved Korean Air flight KE908.

It is understood to have scraped the side of an IcelandAir aircraft while taxiing at the London airport.


Footage of the aftermath of the crash has appeared on Twitter.

Heathrow has since confirmed that the collision took place, but said it wasn’t “full on” and that emergency crews are “attending to ensure all passengers and crew are safe and well”.