Issued on 28/10/18 at 2:10 p.m.
We understand there is a considerable amount of public and media interest into the helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium last night (Saturday 27 October).
News of the crash, which happened in a car park near the stadium just after 8.30pm, has had an impact on many people and we appreciate there is a clear desire for updates and clarity around the circumstances.
Leicestershire Police, East Midlands Ambulance Service and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service all responded to the incident last night and enquiries continue at the scene today (Sunday 28 October), led by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). These enquiries are expected to continue over the coming days.
As soon as we are able to confirm any further details around the incident, we will do so.
In the interim we ask that you are patient, understanding and resist speculating on the detail and the circumstances.