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Chopper crashes in London

16 January 2013, 10:01

London - London's fire brigade says it is responding to reports of a helicopter crash in the city on Wednesday.

BBC News reported that the London Fire Brigade said it had received multiple calls of a helicopter hitting a crane in Vauxhall.

Pictures were posted on Twitter showing flames rising from a crash scene in London. According to one user, the helicopter “just hit our building in Vauxhall”.

A BBC reporter said at least four ambulances and many police cars were at the scene.

He said Wandsworth Road near Vauxhall station is closed, with apparent debris on the ground, and a crane at the top of a new high rise development appears to be damaged.

According to Sky News, one person was on the helicopter.

- AP


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