The helicopter of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has crashed after the Premier League football match between his club and West Ham on Saturday night.
Statements from the English Premier League club and Leicester police have not revealed whether the Thai billionaire aged 60, was on board the aircraft.
Srivaddhanaprabha usually took off from the pitch’s centre circle en route to his home in London after every home game.
Witnesses of the crash said the helicopter had barely cleared the 25 meter (82 foot) high stadium walls before making a loud noise, crashing to the ground and igniting a large fireball.
Srivaddhanaprabha is Number 388 on the Forbes’ billionaires list, with a net worth of $4.9 billion. He made his fortune through the creation of the King Power chain of duty-free stores– Thailand’s largest. Srivaddhanaprabha’s company also sponsors the team’s stadium. Leicester City drew 1-1 against West Ham United on Saturday night.