Efit released in bid to identify body which fell from plane’s undercarriage

14:37 07 December 2012

An efit of a man whose body fell to the ground in Portman Avenue, Mortlake, from the undercarriage of a plane on its way to Heathrow.

An efit of a man whose body fell to the ground in Portman Avenue, Mortlake, from the undercarriage of a plane on its way to Heathrow.

Archant

An efit of a man whose body fell to the street from the undercarriage of a plane on its way to Heathrow has been released in a bid to identify him.

An image of a tattoo on the arm of a man whose body fell to the ground in Portman Avenue, Mortlake, from the undercarriage of a plane on its way to Heathrow.An image of a tattoo on the arm of a man whose body fell to the ground in Portman Avenue, Mortlake, from the undercarriage of a plane on its way to Heathrow.

The man, whose body fell to the ground in Portman Avenue, Mortlake, just before 7.55am on Sunday, September 9, was pronounced dead at the scene. He has never been identified but is believed to be an African man aged between 20 and 30 years old.

Police believe the man could be from Angola as he was found with Angolan currency in his possession and enquiries have established that a flight from Luanda, Angola was overhead prior to the body being found.

He was wearing jeans, a grey hoody and white trainers and 5ft 4ins tall and of slight build.

Police have released an efit of the man’s face and a picture of a tattoo on his left arm in a bid to find out who he is.

The tattoo is a very distinctive emblem with the letters ‘ Z ‘ and ‘G ‘ clearly visible.

The man was not a member of the air crew or a passenger on the plane.

A post-mortem at Kingston Hospital Mortuary on September 11 gave the cause of death as multiple injuries and an inquest has been opened and adjourned at West London Coroner’s Court.

Anyone with information call 020 8247 7202 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest London news

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Mia Jimenez is missing from Willesden

A 14-year-old schoolgirl from Willesden who went missing has been found.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Competitions

Kindle 7 inch tablet

Are you looking for a brand new gadget to help you stay connected on the go and make that long journey home a bit more entertaining? Look no further. MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Kindle Fire 7” Display Tablets! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Read more
Yummy traditional afternoon teas for two

MyOffers is giving you the chance to win 1 of 50 Traditional Afternoon Teas for two at a location of your choice! That’s 50 times more chances to win, so hurry up and enter our competition today and you could be one of our lucky winners!

Read more

Latest Tech News

Transport