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LIVE: London helicopter crash
11:29am Wednesday 16th January 2013 in News
Two people have died and nine people were injured after a helicopter crashed into a crane in central London and plummeted to the ground. Live coverage via the Press Association here.
Witnesses reported seeing debris falling from the sky after the aircraft struck the crane before exploding into flames and plunging to a street near Vauxhall station in rush hour.
Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe confirmed that there were two deaths, one person critically injured and a number of others with less serious injuries.