Club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among the five victims on board of the helicopter which lost control before crashing in a car park last night, Leicester City have confirmed via their official website.
Leicester owner’s daughter Voramas Srivaddhanaprabha was not on helicopter when it crashed, as several reports confirmed
An official statement read: “It is with the deepest regret and a collective broken heart that we confirm our chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, was among those to have tragically lost their lives on Saturday evening when a helicopter carrying him and four other people crashed outside King Power Stadium. None of the five people on-board survived”.
According to Leicestershire police, the other four victims are believed to be two members of staff, the pilot and a female passenger, Izabela Roza Lechowicz.
“Both Tuesday’s First Team fixture against Southampton in the EFL Cup and the Development Squad fixture against Feyenoord in the Premier League International Cup have been postponed”.