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UK: Tributes laid at Leicester City helicopter crash site02:07

UK: Tributes laid at Leicester City helicopter crash site

United Kingdom, Leivester
October 28, 2018 at 15:47 GMT +00:00 · Published

Leicester City supporters left flowers and scarves outside of the team’s King Power Stadium on Sunday, paying tribute to the late club owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died at the scene in a helicopter crash on Saturday night.

The helicopter was seen taking off from the pitch shortly after Leicester's 1-1 draw with West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday. Eyewitnesses described how it seemed to spiral out of control, before it crashed in a huge inferno.

Srivaddhanaprabha has been the owner of Leicester City F.C. since 2010 and was in charge during the club's surprise run to victory in the 2015-2016 Premier League.

He made his wealth in his native Thailand where his company, King Power International Group, is the largest duty-free retailer.

UK: Tributes laid at Leicester City helicopter crash site02:07
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Leicester City supporters left flowers and scarves outside of the team’s King Power Stadium on Sunday, paying tribute to the late club owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died at the scene in a helicopter crash on Saturday night.

The helicopter was seen taking off from the pitch shortly after Leicester's 1-1 draw with West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday. Eyewitnesses described how it seemed to spiral out of control, before it crashed in a huge inferno.

Srivaddhanaprabha has been the owner of Leicester City F.C. since 2010 and was in charge during the club's surprise run to victory in the 2015-2016 Premier League.

He made his wealth in his native Thailand where his company, King Power International Group, is the largest duty-free retailer.

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