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Wed Jan 16, 2013, 03:06 PM

London helicopter crash: Two die in Vauxhall crane incident

Two people were killed and 12 were hurt when a helicopter crashed into a crane on a building in central London.

The helicopter hit the crane on top of The Tower, One St George Wharf beside the Thames at about 08:00 GMT.

Cars and two buildings caught fire after the burning wreckage fell into Wandsworth Road in South Lambeth. Eighty firefighters tackled the blaze.

The pilot, Capt Pete Barnes from charter firm Rotormotion, was killed, along with a person on the ground....


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gateley Jan 2013 #1

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Wed Jan 16, 2013, 03:08 PM

1. I saw that! It could have been so much worse! How frightening!!

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