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Leicester City and OHL Leuven owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in helicopter crash outside club’s King Power Stadium

Leicester City and OHL Leuven owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in helicopter crash outside club’s King Power Stadium

The private helicopter, An AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter (G-VSKP), of the Leicester City Football club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed on Saturday night near a car park just outside the LCFC’s King Power Stadium in Leicester, UK. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who is also the owner of the Belgium football club OHL Leuven left the stadium in the helicopter after the home game, ended.

Leicester City and OHL Leuven owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in helicopter crash outside club’s King Power Stadium

The helicopter soared up to 200 feet in the air before it started to descend suddenly and lost it height. The helicopter crashed in the car park and the impact fire occurred.

Leicester City and OHL Leuven owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in helicopter crash outside club’s King Power Stadium




The accident happened when Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was leaving the Leicester City vs. West Ham game of the Premier League ended.

Leicester City and OHL Leuven owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in helicopter crash outside club’s King Power Stadium

The news about the death of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was confirmed by the Leicester City FC was confirmed on Sunday morning. They released a statement, “It is with the deepest regret and a collective broken heart that we confirm our Chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, was among those to have tragically lost their lives on Saturday evening when a helicopter carrying him and four other people crashed outside King Power Stadium. None of the five people onboard survived.”

 

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