28 October 2018, 22.01 hours: Leicestershire Police have published an update following the tragic incident at the King Power Stadium in Leicester on 27 October, confirming five people are believed to have died in the helicopter crash. The full update can be read via the Leicestershire Police website here.
East Midlands Ambulance Service statement published on Saturday 27 October 2018:
Pete Ripley, East Midlands Ambulance Service Associate Director of Operations, said: “We received a call at 8.38pm on 27 October to reports of a helicopter crash in the car park of King Power Stadium in Leicester.
“We have sent a doctor in a car, two paramedics in ambulance cars, a crewed ambulance and our Hazardous Area Response Team, with the first resource arriving within two minutes of the call.
“We are currently working with our colleagues in Leicestershire Police and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service at the scene.
“We advise members of the public to stay away from the area while we deal with this incident.”