Two planes have collided on the runway near Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport.

The incident occurred today (April 6).

A Virgin plane was being towed when it clipped the wing of a British Airways jet.

It is understood that the BA plane was carrying passengers at the time.

No injuries have been reported, and the impact of the collision has been limited, with no delays to other flights out of Heathrow.

The planes involved have been taken out of service so that maintenance can be carried out.