Leicester City crash was first accident of an AW169 helicopter



From Reuters Top News:

 

LONDON (Reuters) – Italian aerospace company Leonardo SpA (LDOF.MI) said on Sunday it was ready to help an investigation into the crash of one of its AW169 helicopters at Leicester City soccer club on Saturday, adding that it was the first accident involving the aircraft.

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, a Thai tycoon, was among five people on board the helicopter that crashed and then exploded after a Premier League match in the English city on Saturday, according to a source close to the club.

Reporting by Paul Sandle; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg

 

 

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One Reply to “Leicester City crash was first accident of an AW169 helicopter”

  1. AW169 Callsign: G-VSKG. Most likely tail rotor failure, which, if it is the case, is most alarming as this ship is almost new therefore the tail rotor components should not have failed with so few hours use. RIP all five souls aboard

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