Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes in flames shortly after West Ham game

Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes in flames shortly after West Ham game

A helicopter carrying Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, crashed outside the King Power Stadium just after Leicester City clinched a last minute draw against West Ham.

The helicopter crashed close to the stadium in a car park located to the south east on Saturday October 27 straight after the foxes tackled the Hammers ended the night's affair one goal apiece.

Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes in flames shortly after West Ham game

Police and emergency services work at the scene of an accident at The King Power Stadium on October 27, 2018 in Leicester, England.

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According to Guardian, the identity of the passengers remain unknown in the immediate aftermath, despite reports indicating that the Leicester owner was on board.

Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes in flames shortly after West Ham game

Leicester owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha looks on following the Premier League match between Leicester City and West Ham United at The King Power Stadium on May 5, 2018 in Leicester, England.

It is unclear whether there are any survivors but the witnesses on the scene report that a huge fireball erupted.

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Leicester City owner's helicopter crashes in flames shortly after West Ham game

A general view of King Power Stadium as groundsman mow the pitch alongside the helicopter owned by Leicester City Chairman/owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Srivaddhanaprabha, is usually flown back to London in his private chopper after home fixture's for the Foxes.

Police and emergency services arrived at the scene of the accident shortly after the crash.

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Although the fate of the east Midlands owner is unknown, it is highly probable that no one on board the helicopter made it out of the carnage alive.

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Shmeichel was seen in tears outside the ground shortly after the chopper went spiraling down.

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