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SportLeicester City owner's helicopter crashes outside stadium

00:00  28 october  2018
00:00  28 october  2018 Source:   thescore.com

Leicester owner's helicopter crashes in flames at EPL club

Leicester owner's helicopter crashes in flames at EPL club A helicopter belonging to Leicester City's owner crashed in flames in a carpark next to the soccer club's stadium shortly after it took off from the field following a Premier League game on Saturday. The central England team said it was assisting authorities with "a major incident" at the stadium but there were no details about who was on board or their condition. The Air Accident Investigation Branch is working alongside the emergency services and the club to "establish the exact circumstances of the collision," Leicestershire Police said in a statement.

A helicopter belonging to the chairman of Leicester City has crashed outside the club' s stadium in the car park. Leicestershire Police says emergency services are "aware and dealing" with an incident near Leicester City ' s King Power Stadium . pic.twitter.com/joZBvXIWG4.

A helicopter belonging to the owner of Leicester City has crashed outside the club' s stadium . Photos showed a huge fireball, while witnesses told Sky The crash happened more than an hour after the game finished following a 5.30pm kick-off in which Leicester City drew 1-1 with West Ham.

Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes outside stadium© Matthew Lewis / Getty Images Sport / Getty

In a horrific incident following Leicester City's 1-1 draw with West Ham United on Saturday, a helicopter crashed outside the King Power Stadium.

The aircraft belongs to Foxes owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, according to BBC News. Srivaddhanaprabha is believed to have been on board at the time of the crash, according to The Guardian's Jacob Steinberg.

A statement from Leicestershire Police on Twitter read: "We are dealing with an incident in the vicinity of the King Power Stadium. Emergency services are aware and dealing."

Video taken after the crash shows startling flames and a plume of thick black smoke rising from the site.

Leicester City soccer club owner was on crashed helicopter: BBC

Leicester City soccer club owner was on crashed helicopter: BBC By Alex Fraser

Leicester City owners ’ helicopter has crashed into the car park at the King Power Stadium after the club’ s 1-1 draw with West Ham. A helicopter believed to be carrying Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester City ’ s chairman, crashed outside the King Power Stadium following Leicester ’ s home

The helicopter of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has crashed outside the King Power Stadium following the Foxes' Premier League match against West Ham. The incident occurred in the club car park with eye witnesses saying police cars, ambulances and security were frantically

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