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Leicester City helicopter crash: owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha confirmed dead



leicester city owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dead

Leicester City’s owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, died in the helicopter crash outside the club’s stadium on Saturday, it was confirmed on Sunday night by the club.

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people on board the aircraft when it burst into flames after crashing in a parking lot next to King Power Stadium, the club said. No one on board survived.

“It is with the deepest regret and a collective broken heart that we confirm our chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, was among those to have tragically lost their lives on Saturday evening when a helicopter carrying him and four other people crashed outside King Power Stadium.”

The club’s owner was further described as a “a man of kindness, of generosity and a man whose life was defined by the love he devoted to his family and those he so successfully led.”

leicester city owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dead

Leicester City also confirmed that a book of condolences, will be opened at the King Power Stadium starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 30.

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