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Leicester City helicopter crash: Wreckage removal begins

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Work on removing the helicopter wreckage is under way
Work to remove the wreckage of the helicopter which crashed near to Leicester City's stadium is under way. Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha died along with two members of his staff, the pilot and a passenger when the aircraft came down moments after taking off from the King Power Stadium.Mr Vichai's funeral is to begin in Thailand on Saturday.The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said it will begin examining parts of the wreckage. An AAIB spokesman said "the recovery operation is under way", adding that the helicopter would be inspected in detail at its specialist facilities in Farnborough "by the weekend."
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A crane helps move the wreckage
The wreckage will be examined in detail at specialist facilities in Farnborough
Nusara Suknamai, Kaveporn Punpare, pilot Eric Swaffer and his partner Izabela Roza Lechowicz also died in the crash last Saturday.Police have now formally identified four of the victims but coroners are still yet to formally confirm the identify of victim Kaveporn Punpare.
(L-R): Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Kaveporn Punpare, Nusara Suknamai, Izabela Roza Lechowicz and Eric Swaffer were killed in the crash
The first attending fire crews to the helicopter crash visited the memorial outside the stadium and laid five white roses, one of each victim
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