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Helicopter Leicester-owner crashes at stadium

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The sea of flames next to the King Power Stadium.

The helicopter of Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Emergency services were in great numbers out to a parking lot near the King Power stadium of the club, where the helicopter is crashed.

The owner of the club is usually after the matches of Leicester City from the field of the stadium picked up. Leicester City had earlier in the evening with 1-1 gelijkgespeeld against West Ham United. According to eyewitnesses the helicopter just above the stadium raised when that started to run. It crashed in the parking lot and caught on fire.

The police of Leicester reports that the British government that aviation accidents is investigating the research results. In addition, the police are in close contact with the football club.

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha made a fortune in the retail sector. He is, according to the magazine Forbes, one of the richest people in Thailand, with an estimated capacity of about 5 billion dollars. Vichai bought Leicester City in 2010. In 2016, captured the football club unexpectedly, the title in the Premier League.

Employees of Vichais company King Power would have no comment on the crash. Also, they can’t say whether or not he is on board of the aircraft was. According to ESPN and the BBC, the owner would be on board to have been. Just like his daughter, reports the Mirror. Sky Sports reports that technical director Jon Rudkin and vice-president Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha not in the unit were. Official statements are not yet issued.

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