Man found on street 'almost certainly died' after falling from passing plane

A young man whose body was found on a street in London "almost certainly died" after falling out of a passing plane.

A young man whose body was found on a street in London "almost certainly died" after falling out of a passing plane.

An inquest has this morning been hearing how José Matada hid inside the landing gear of a British Airways flight from Angola, in a desperate attempt to start a new life in the UK.

It is believed the 26-year-old was already at the point of death due to hypothermia and lack of oxygen when he fell from the plane as its undercarriage opened for its descent into Heathrow Airport last September.

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