BREAKING: Leicester City's Owner's Helicopter Crashes In Stadium Car Park
Following Leicester's 1-1 draw at home to West Ham, there was a helicopter crash outside the King Power stadium.
As is the norm, Leicester's owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha private chopper left from the centre circle of the pitch, though it is yet to be confirmed whether he was on board.
Worrying pictures have come from the stadium car park where a huge fire has ensued following the crash.
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 said: "We are dealing with an incident in the vicinity of the King Power Stadium. Emergency services are aware and dealing."
Leicester Live report that staff and players at he club - including goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel - were trying to find out what was happening.
Thoughts and prayers are with those involved, after Leicester City's owner's helicopter has crashed outside the King Power Stadium. #lcfc pic.twitter.com/oFK9h5N21y
- markwesto31 (@markwesto31) October 27, 2018
A witness told Sky Sports: "(My nephew) saw this helicopter out of control then drop within a second and burst into flames. He was so upset - we're all thinking about the owners here and what they've done for the football club. It's awful, you can't believe it."
BT Sport, which was televising the game, was evacuated from the building and had to cut its broadcast short.
Leicester CIty said in a statement: 'We are assisting Leicestershire Police and the Emergency Services in dealing with a major incident at King Power Stadium.
"The Club will issue a more detailed statement once further information has been established."
:pray::pray::pray::pray::pray::pray::pray::pray:- Jamie Vardy (@vardy7) October 27, 2018
Speechless..:disappointed::disappointed::pray::pray:- Ben Chilwell (@BenChilwell) October 27, 2018
:pray::pray::pray::pray::pray:- James Maddison (@Madders10) October 27, 2018
A number of Leicester City players tweeted following the incident, with Jamie Vardy and Ben Chilwell, among others, sending their thoughts.