A helicopter crashed outside of Leicester City’s King Power Stadium on Saturday night after the Foxes’ 1-1 draw with West Ham.
BREAKING: The Leicester City helicopter just crashed in the club car park…no other news
— Jake Humphrey (@mrjakehumphrey) October 27, 2018
Multiple reports said the helicopter belongs to Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who often travels to and from games by a helicopter.
Theres a major incident by the King Power Stadium. Emergency services attending. pic.twitter.com/GtAbo6AHpD
— Mr Geoff Peters (@mrgeoffpeters) October 27, 2018
Leicester police said in a statement: “We are dealing with an incident in the vicinity of the King Power Stadium. Emergency services are aware and dealing.”
We are dealing with an incident in the vicinity of the King Power Stadium. Emergency services are aware and dealing.
— LeicestershirePolice (@leicspolice) October 27, 2018
Vichai bought the club in 2010, and the side won the Premier League title in 2016. A truly horrific tragedy, here are some tweets from the scene below:
A helicopter belonging to the chairman of Leicester City has crashed outside the club's stadium. Leicestershire Police says emergency services are "aware and dealing" with an incident near Leicester City's King Power Stadium pic.twitter.com/f4TQO4lypa
— Zora Suleman (@ZoraSuleman) October 27, 2018
Leicester’s owners helicopter 😱 pic.twitter.com/gvhPoAc5jl
— LordCKS (@LordCKS) October 27, 2018
Helicopter crash looks horrendous. Not sure yet if any, or how many casualties. Thoughts with everyone concerned. https://t.co/wtQ8jGMuUE
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) October 27, 2018