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Body found in jet's landing gear at Heathrow

A British Airways Boeing 747 comes in to land at London's Heathrow Airport, Monday, May 17, 2010. British Airways launched a legal bid on Monday to prevent a lengthy series of strikes by its cabin crew that will disrupt travel plans for hundreds of passengers over several weeks
AP Photo/Alastair Grant

(AP) LONDON - British Airways says a body has been found in a passenger plane that landed at London's Heathrow Airport after a flight from South Africa.

The airline says a man's body was found Thursday inside the landing gear bay of a Boeing 747 at the end of a flight from Cape Town.

BA says it is working with South African authorities and Cape Town's airport and investigating how the incident took place.

London police said the dead man was not a crew member or passenger on the flight and the death is not being treated as suspicious.

It said it is working to determine the man's identity.