Helicopter of Leicester city owner has crashed after the premier league match against West Ham.
The helicopter of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha owner of Leicester city has crashed outside the Kingpower Stadium following the team’s Premier League match against West Ham. It is unclear if Mr Srivaddhanaprabha was in the helicopter when it crashed in the club’s car park. Witnesses say police cars, ambulances and security are rushing to the stadium and the area is being evacuated.
One eyewitness said: “The helicopter was hovering near the stadium roof after taking off and then it started to come down. There was flames everywhere, it was horrible to see it happen in front of us.”
Theres a major incident by the King Power Stadium. Emergency services attending. pic.twitter.com/GtAbo6AHpD
— Mr Geoff Peters (@mrgeoffpeters) 27 oktober 2018
services rushed to the scene and Leicester player and staff, including goalkeeper
Kasper Schmeichel, and supporters were in tears. There were unconfirmed reports
that the accident was a result of a faulty propeller.
More to follow…