More details have continued to emerge as players, football clubs and fans all over the world are sending their prayers to Leicester city following the helicopter crash.
An Helicopter belonging to the chairman of Leicester City crashed outside the club’s stadium.
Leicester City’s owner helicopter leaving the stadium after the game moments before it crashed in the club car park. (Video via BT Sport.) pic.twitter.com/Ft3aSasYsp
— Mootaz Chehade (@MHChehade) October 27, 2018
There is no news on the identity of those onboard even though it has been confirmed that Leicester vice-chairman Aiyawatt ‘Top’ Srivaddanaprabha and Leicester Director of Football John Rudkin were not on board the helicopter.
The Leicester City chairmans helicopter has just crashed outside the King Power Stadium ! 😮 – pic.twitter.com/bXX4CbwGFv
— Liam Edwards (@Ed_7991) October 27, 2018
It is however unclear if the leicester city chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was onboard at the time.
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Meanwhile, social media has been agog with messages of support from the football community. See some of the messages below:
The thoughts of everyone at Fulham Football Club are with those affected following the terrible incident at Leicester City this evening.
— Fulham Football Club (@FulhamFC) October 27, 2018
The thoughts of everyone at Rovers are with Leicester City and those affected by events at the King Power Stadium this evening.
We would also like to send our best wishes to Glenn Hoddle, and condolences to the friends and family of the Brighton fan who sadly passed away today.
— Blackburn Rovers (@Rovers) October 27, 2018
The thoughts of all at West Ham United are with everybody at Leicester City at this time.
— West Ham United (@WestHamUtd) October 27, 2018
We join the rest of the football community in sending our thoughts and prayers to all those affected following the terrible tragedy at Leicester City tonight.
— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) October 27, 2018
The thoughts of everyone at Liverpool Football Club are with Leicester City and those affected by events at the King Power Stadium this evening.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) October 27, 2018
— Ndidi Wilfred (@Ndidi25) October 27, 2018
— Riyad Mahrez (@Mahrez22) October 27, 2018
— Ben Chilwell (@BenChilwell) October 27, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with all those involved in the helicopter accident at Leicester City. 🙏🏻
— Pablo Zabaleta (@pablo_zabaleta) October 27, 2018