By Chris York
The helicopter belonging to the owner of Leicester City football club, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, has crashed just outside the club’s football stadium.
It is not known who was on board the helicopter when it crashed and there are no reports of casualties at this time.
— Sima Kotecha (@sima_kotecha) October 27, 2018
Video posted to social media shows emergency services racing to the scene of flames just outside the stadium.
Theres a major incident by the King Power Stadium. Emergency services attending. pic.twitter.com/GtAbo6AHpD
— Mr Geoff Peters (@mrgeoffpeters) October 27, 2018
Leicestershire Police have tweeted: “We are dealing with an incident in the vicinity of the King Power Stadium. Emergency services are aware and dealing.”
Leicester City played West Ham United earlier in the day where a late equaliser secured a 1-1 draw.