An Helicopter belonging to Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed shortly after the Leicester City vs West Ham match .
A Sky Sports News reporter reported that people “were running for their lives” in the aftermath of the crash.
“The car park was certainly it was still populated with people at the time whether that was members of staff leaving the stadium or spectators watching the game. It’s so close to the stadium, a couple of hundred metres – if that – from the stands. There has be to concern for people who are walking back to their cars or get buses back to the train station and any impact that would have.
“An eye-witness and his nephew ran for their lives, they were that concerned they were going to be hit by the wreckage of the helicopter. It burst into flames as it hit the ground. There has to be concerns for people in and around the area after the game.
“However, we must stress, the majority of the crowd would have left by that time.”
The identity of those who were onboard the helicopter are currently unknown. It is also not clear whether anyone on the ground was affected.
It is a normal routine for the Leicester city owner to take off in his helicopter from the pitch inside the King Power stadium – as he does this after every home game.
The Leicester city owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has been confirmed dead alongside four other in the crash on Saturday.