Helicopter Crash in Central London Leaves 2 Dead - Report

World | January 16, 2013, Wednesday // 11:50| Views: | Comments: 0
  • Send to Kindle
Bulgaria: Helicopter Crash in Central London Leaves 2 Dead - Report Firemen at the wreckage of a helicopter crash in London, Britain, 16 January 2013. Photo by EPA/BGNES

Two people reportedly died when a helicopter crashed near the River Thames in central London during the morning rush hour on Wednesday, according to reports of the city's police forces.

The helicopter reportedly hit the crane on top of a building in South Lambeth at about 08:00 GMT amid low visibility, according to the BBC News.

Witnesses reported seeing the helicopter plunge into the ground and go up in flames.

According to preliminary reports, the Augusta 109 civilian helicopter, which hit the St George Wharf Tower, carried a pilot and no passengers.

At least two cars are believed to have been damaged by debris from the crash.

Many emergency vehicles were dispatched to the site and the roads in the area were cordoned off.

World » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: London, helicopter crash
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Please, log in to post a comment.
» To the forumComments (0)
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria