The entire football family has been thrown in mourning as the death of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was confirmed after an helicopter crash on Saturday outside King power Stadium just after Leicester city home game with West Ham, Leicestershire Police also confirmed that 4 others died in the crash.
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on board the helicopter when a malfunction brought the aircraft down at about 20:30, Emergency services arrived swiftly at the scene and made all efforts to put out the fire and free the passengers but no one came out alive
Mr Srivaddhanaprabha, always attend and leave every game involving the team in his private helicopter since he became the chairman of the club in 2011. The billionaire business tycoon bought the team for £39 million in 2010 and under his ownership the club rose out of the Championship and eventually won the Premier League for the first time in its history in 2015. He is also praised for his charity work, donating £2 million towards a new children’s hospital in the UK. He was age 60.
May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace.