Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai billionaire who is the owner of Leicester City and of the Belgian OHL was one of five occupants in the helicopter crash, yesterday evening, near the stadium of the English football club. That says The Guardian. An official confirmation or death toll is still not there.
The Guardian reports on the basis of their own resources, that there are five occupants were in the helicopter crash, including Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, owner of Leicester City and OH Leuven. According to The Guardian , the five occupants died. There would be no bystanders were injured. There are, according to the newspaper, also no family members of Srivaddhanaprabha involved, in contrast to what previously thought.
According to Sky Sports increased the helicopter that can seat about 20 people – between 20.30 and 20.45 hours local time on the football field, but got the unit quickly to deal with problems to the tail rotor. A moment later, the helicopter then crashed in a parking lot nearby. On photos on the spot are taken, is a burning wreck. ‘The engine stopped just. Everything fell silent and then there was a loud bang’, told a witness on BBC Radio 5. Other witnesses are talking about a ‘large fireball’.
From the police, the courts or the club itself, there was still no official confirmation, let the police know on a update to work.
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha bought the British club in 2010, and if, in 2016, with Leicester City the title in the Premier League celebrate. Saturday, the club’s 1-1 draw against West Ham. The Thai billionaire also has the Belgian club OH Leuven in the hands.