ACSA investigates stowaway death

ACSA has launched a probe after a body was discovered on a British Airways flight from Cape Town.

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CAPE TOWN - Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) on Thursday said it is investigating a stowaway case.

The body was discovered when a plane from Cape Town landed at London's Heathrow Airport.

The airports company said the corpse was discovered on a British Airways plane and the body is yet to be identified.

ACSA's Deidre Davids said, "We are very concerned about this loss of life and as a result, we are conducting a full investigation."

She said South African officials are treating the matter with the "untomst seriousness".

The body was discovered on a Boeing 747.