Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed when a helicopter belonging to him crashed outside the stadium Saturday.
Leicester City confirmed Sunday that owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed in a helicopter crash outside the stadium Saturday.
The helicopter, which belonged to Srivaddhanaprabha, crashed outside King Power Stadium following the club's 1-1 draw against West Ham. Four other passengers onboard were killed.
The team issued a statement, thanking fans for their support and sending thoughts to the Srivaddhanaprabha family and the family of those onboard.
Fans for the club gathered around the stadium on Sunday to leave cards and flowers and express their condolences for the tragic situation.
While fans have gathered around in the aftermath of the crash, players and managers from across the sport have taken the time to show their sympathies as well. Check out some of the reactions to the accident below.
Words can’t describe how I feel. A truly great, kind, loving man who will be missed so much by everyone.— Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) October 28, 2018
I will never forget the Chairman’s support, not only during my time @LCFC but also during the World Cup 😢 RIP ❤ #TheBoss pic.twitter.com/66aGjGGwX9
🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾— Ndidi Wilfred (@Ndidi25) October 27, 2018
🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏— Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) October 27, 2018
Speechless..😞😞🙏🏼🙏🏼— Ben Chilwell (@BenChilwell) October 27, 2018
😞— Christian Fuchs (@FuchsOfficial) October 27, 2018
🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼— Jamie Vardy (@vardy7) October 27, 2018
Leicester City's game against Southampton on Tuesday has been postponed.