Plane spotters in London street

A street in London has become a hang-out for plane spotters.

Myrtle Avenue in west London looks is a typical street but if you wait long enough you'll see planes coming over so low they look like they could skim the top of the houses.

That's what brings the plane spotters here, they've got all the gear to photograph the planes on their way in and out of Heathrow Airport.

The airport is really busy at the moment because of the Olympics.

The spotters watch out for different types of planes and mark them down in a book.

They collect pictures of the planes and can identify each one by a number on the side.

Plane lover Matt Howard explains why he got into plane spotting.

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