In times like these, football fades to insignificance. A match between Leicester City Women and Manchester United Women scheduled for Sunday has been postponed. "In light of recent events at King Power Stadium, our @ FAWC_ game has been moved to @ManUdWomen," it said this morning. Leicester will host Southampton on Tuesday at the Carabao Cup. There are doubts about whether the game will continue.
Leicester City chairman and owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who were aboard a helicopter crashed on Saturday next to the club's stadium, according to the news agency Reuters. Also on board the helicopter were a daughter of Vichai, two pilots and a fifth person whose identity was not immediately known, said a source close to the club on Sunday. There were no confirmed details on whether anyone survived aboard the helicopter, the source said.
The Deputy Chief Fire Department Officer at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service Andrew Brodie said the accident was "clearly serious and tragic." In a message posted on Twitter at 2:15 (GMT) on Sunday morning, he said, "Leaving the @ leicspolice headquarters for strategy sessions after a helicopter incident, obviously serious and tragic, do not speculate on the cause or who might be involved Think of families, friends, helpers and @LLCFC and their fans. "
What we know so far
• A helicopter believed Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha crashed in front of the King Power stadium after Leicester's home game with West Ham United on Saturday night at 8:30 pm (BST). There are unconfirmed reports that Srivaddhanaprabha was on board it remains unclear whether there are survivors
• The helicopter crashed on the grounds of the club and landed near the E car park, used by Leicestes staff becomes. It is unclear whether it landed on any objects or whether bystanders were injured
• Srivaddhanaprabha has four children. It is unclear whether any family members of Srivaddhanaprabha were aboard, although his son and deputy chairman, Aiyawatt, was not present.
• A Leicester City spokesperson said, "We support Leicestershire police and emergency services in dealing with a major incident at King Power Stadium and the club will provide a more detailed explanation as soon as more information becomes available."  • A spokesman for King Power, Vichai's company in Thailand, declined to speak on Sunday morning.
This morning at King Power Stadium flowers are left behind a helicopter, which is believed to be Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha , Leicester, transported The owner of the city crashed on Saturday night at 20.30 (BST) outside the Premier League area. In a statement released this morning, the Leicestershire Police confirmed that the Air Accident Investigation Branch (BFU) will now investigate the circumstances of the crash. All of our prayers and thoughts are with those involved in the incident and the families of those on board.