Leicester City owner’s helicopter crashes in car park | Five deaths including Chairman

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    GE Negative Moaning Mentalist

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    Breaking news on BT Sport.

    The Leicester City owners’ helicopter recently took off from the center circle as usual but then crashed in the car park.

    The ‘Premier League Tonight’ TV program following the live game on BT Sport had to be cut short due to a fire.

    No news on injuries/casualties yet.

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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Wait... Leicester FC? I shouldn't jump to conclusions, but perhaps it's an air ambulance for the injured player?

    Hopefully everyone will escape unscathed.

    Footage of the fire (from a distance).

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    GE Negative Moaning Mentalist

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    Yeah the owners helicopter. I’ve just updated he first post, sorry.
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    starman Full Member

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    Crazy, thought they were going to announce something regarding Hoddle. BT just ended their broadcast early
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Doesn’t sound good, but prayers for all on board.
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    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    Wow, the smoke and flames in the feed on Sky Sports News now :(
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Seen the fire on SSN, looks awful.
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    Lay Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Holy crap the fire
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    Rajma Full Member

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    Ffs, hope no casualties.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    That looks awful.
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    manc exile Full Member

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    not a religious person, so no prayers, but hoping everyone is OK
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    Blatzo Full Member

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    Pictures and video on twitter show a large fire being attended to by emergency services. Hoping for the best but fearing the worst.
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    Wayne's World Full Member

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    Awful sounds really really bad
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    Lay Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Rotor tail apparently had a problem which caused the crash.
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    GledTheRed Full Member

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    Looks horrendous.
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    IrishMcD New Member

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    As much as we all hope and pray for survivors, it looks extremely unlikely. An absolute raging fireball nearly instantly. The live broadcast was ended early because the stadium was being evacuated. The fact that the helicopter crashed into a car park just as the stadium had been emptied of fans gives me the horrendous feeling that their are going to be so many casualties on the ground as well. i hope to god I'm wrong.
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Any update on who's thought to have been inside?
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    Shit, that's bad.

    Why does it take off from the centre circle? Seems irresponsible.
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    Santos J Full Member

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    Jeez, the pictures don't look good.
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    2cents Full Member Scout

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    Did this happen live on TV?
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    That's awful.

    Pray everyone is okay.
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    Jimmy Skitz Full Member

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    for the love of God please let them be OK!
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    Tommy bigot with fetish for footballers getting fingered

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    Survival odds for helicopter crashes are tremendously low, but we live in hope. Sigh... This is shit.
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    If that video of the aftermath is anything to go by I'll be amazed if anyone got out alive.
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    Fergies Gum Full Member

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    The footage of the aftermath looks bad :(
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    Fairly big open space to land in and take off. Usually isn't an issue and happens at many sporting venues.

    Hope everyone is okay but doesn't look good.
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    Shite, this won't end well.

    Did it crash after leaving the pitch or coming towards the stadium? If after leaving the pitch would be more people in it.
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    The scenes from Sky do not look good.
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    Did it take off from the centre circle?
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    From the OP:

    :(
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    It went down shortly after take-off according to news reports.
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    Santos J Full Member

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    Yep
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    cyberman Full Member

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    Jesus that's awful.
    BT is like a God damn snuff film today.
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    Heardy Full Member

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    You have to expect the worse in something like that!! I’ve not seen footage but looking at that fire they’d have had to get out pretty quick, which, assuming the helicopter was off the ground and actually crashed - must be v.unlikely.
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    Yeah it's one of those wishing for as few casualties as possible moments. No ones waking away from that but hopefully some how avoided bystanders
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    yumtum DUX' bumchum

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    This is my thinking too.
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    Hope everyone in involved is ok - but agree it's madness.

    Normal planes aren't allowed to have their flight paths over stadiums when matches are on. So I don't know why this is allowed.

    Hope everyone in followed is okay x
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    Rajma Full Member

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    Just seen the flames and fire from the sky news reportage from the accident area...Dear god chances are slim. :(
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    The owners
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    No one on board is surviving that.

    I hope to God I'm wrong.