LEICESTER CITY confirmed on Sunday night that their proprietor Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha had died after his helicopter crashed within the King Energy Stadium automobile park.
The duty-free chain founder was one among 5 to have been killed when the chopper burst into flames within the automobile park.
Who have been Izabela Rosa Lechowicz and Eric Swaffer?
Izabela Rosa Lechowicz and Eric Swaffer have been a personal aircraft and helicopter pilots, flying the rich from A to B by air.
Eric Swaffer was 53 on the time of his demise, whereas Izabela Lechowicz was 46 when the chopper crashed.
Together with being work colleagues, the pair have been additionally in a relationship outdoors of the cockpit and stated their jobs collectively have been like a “everlasting vacation”.
Leicester Metropolis proprietor Srivaddhanaprabha was recognized for leaving the King Energy Stadium by air, together with his helicopter touchdown on the centre circle of the pitch after matches.
Whereas the Thai billionaire had flown out of the stadium many occasions earlier than with out a downside, a problem with chopper brought about it to crash land within the automobile.
Earlier on Sunday, it was revealed that Swaffer was a hero, saving numerous lives as individuals ran from the oncoming helicopter.
Cameraman Dan Cox stated: “The pilot was heroic. That helicopter might have crashed into the stadium, into the media compound the place TV crews have been packing up, or into the automobile park the place I used to be.
“He crashed in a part of the grounds or automobile park the place there wasn’t anybody. It might have been a lot worse if the pilot hadn’t carried out that.”
Former Miss Thailand contestant Nusara Suknamai and a employee of Srivddhanaprabha’s, Kaveporn Punpare, have been additionally on board and died.