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Chopper in fatal crash had been diverted because of bad weather

Published 16/01/2013 | 08:39

The scene in Vauxhall, central London after the helicopter crash. Photo: PA

TWO people died and several were injured today when a helicopter crashed in central London after the pilot attempted to divert due to bad weather.

The helicopter spun out of control and crash-landed after clipping a crane on top of one of Europe's tallest residential towers.

It fell from the sky before exploding into flames, plunging on to Wandsworth Road near Vauxhall station.

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