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Leicester City owner among five dead in helicopter crash

October 29, 2018 12:00 am

The owner of Leicester City FC died when his helicopter crashed outside the stadium, the club has confirmed.

Vichai Sri-vaddhana-prabha, two members of his staff, the pilot and a passenger died when the aircraft crashed yesterday.

Witnesses said the helicopter just cleared the King Power Stadium before it spiralled out of control and crashed in a fireball.

BBC Sports reports, thousands of bouquets have already been left outside the ground.

In a statement, Leicester City said the club’s thoughts were with "the Srivaddhanaprabha family and the families of all those on-board at this time of unspeakable loss.