Leicester helicopter crash: Schmeichel ‘stopped by police as he ran at burning helicopter'

New horrific details emerged from Dorsett on Thursday afternoon after Claude Puel’s first press conference since the tragedy. Srivaddhanaprabha and four others died in the tragedy just outside the King Power Stadium shortly after Leicester’s 1-1 home draw with West Ham last Saturday. Dorsett tweeted: “Extraordinary confirmation from Claude Puel. I’d been told that @kschmeichel1 […]

The billionaire owner of Leicester City Football Club died in a helicopter crash just outside the stadium

Michael Regan/Getty Images The owner of Leicester City Football Club, an English Premier League soccer team, died after being involved in a helicopter crash just outside of the stadium. The crash occurred at around 8:30 p.m. local time (3:30 p.m. EST) on Saturday. The team confirmed Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s death, along with 4 others.  According to […]

Leicester owner dead: Foxes announce Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha killed in helicopter crash

Srivaddhanaprabha was picked up from the pitch at around 8.30pm on Saturday evening following Leicester’s 1-1 draw with West Ham. His helicopter spiralled out of control shortly after and crashed into the car park outside of the ground before bursting in to flames. And Leicester have released a statement confirming he died along with four […]

Leicester City owner confirmed among dead in helicopter crash

The owner of Leicester City football club, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, has been confirmed as among those killed when the Thai businessman’s helicopter crashed after taking off from the club’s stadium on Saturday night. Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people to die in the incident, Leicester City FC confirmed on Sunday night.  READ MORE: Helicopter of Leicester City FC […]

Leicester helicopter crash VIDEO: Chilling BT footage of the moment helicopter came down

BT Sport were at the stadium for their Premier League Tonight show following Leicester’s 1-1 draw with West Ham. The show sees host Jake Humphrey discuss pressing football matters with a group of specialist pundits – in this case Owen Hargreaves, Chris Sutton and John Hartson. Humphrey had earlier stopped the show to point out […]

3 bodies recovered at site of helicopter crash in Russia

The bodies of all three crew members who died in a Mi-8 helicopter crash in East Siberia, Russia were recovered on Monday, TASS News Agency reported, citing emergency services. The aircraft was conducting a geological survey in Irkutsk Region on Sunday when it disappeared off the radar and went missing. Let’s block ads! (Why?)

Workhorse brings an electric pickup truck, helicopter to Manhattan

Enlarge / Workhorse’s electric helicopter looks less like a traditional helicopter and more like an oversized drone. (credit: John Timmer) I wasn’t sure entirely what I expected an electric helicopter to look like, but what I found waiting for me at New York’s Flatiron Plaza wasn’t it. It’s not because it didn’t look like a […]

A drone enthusiast built an incredible giant LEGO helicopter — and it really flies

YouTube / Adam Woodworth Adam Woodworth is a fan of building faux-LEGO models that actually fly. His latest creation is a giant model of a LEGO helicopter, using foam rather than LEGO to allow it to fly. He also makes smaller flying models, like the classic podracers from Star Wars.   Adam Woodworth has a […]