Thank God this plane didn’t disintegrate like flight 93

Plane ‘lost power before crash landing’

LONDON – A British Airways plane which crash landed at London’s Heathrow airport lost all power in the last stages of its descent, it has been reported.

An airport worker told the BCC that the pilot said the plane lost all power and was forced to glide to land.

As many as 18 people were injured and an investigation has started as to why the Boeing 777 – flying in from China – landed short of the runway.

The airport worker said the pilot told him there was no warning and the electronics just failed instantly, the BBC reported.

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