Aircraft sit on the tarmac at Heathrow Airport in London. (File photo: AFP)

LONDON - Reuters
Two vehicles in 'serious accident' at London's Heathrow Airport

London's Heathrow Airport said on Wednesday (Feb 14) it was dealing with "a serious accident" involving two vehicles on its airfield.

The airport, Europe's biggest, was trying to minimize disruption to passengers, it said.

“We are working closely with the emergency services and updates will follow," a spokeswoman for the airport said. 

"The airfield remains open and we will work to minimize disruption to our passengers’ journeys."

British media reported passengers had been evacuated from planes after the accident.

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