back to top

Fiery Helicopter Crash In London Leaves Two Dead

After narrowly missing a tall residential building Wednesday morning, the chopper burst into flames and plunged to the street. The pilot and a passerby were found dead.

Posted on

Here's the blaze immediately after the crash:

View this video on YouTube

The crash happened at The Tower, One St George Wharf, in the Vauxhall area of central London.
Toby Scott / AP

The crash happened at The Tower, One St George Wharf, in the Vauxhall area of central London.

Max James Tolhurst / AP
CHRIS HELGREN / Reuters

Firefighters examine what's left of the helicopter:

Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images
Lefteris Pitarakis / AP

And the damage to a few nearby cars:

HANDOUT / Reuters
OLIVIA HARRIS / Reuters

The crane stayed attached to the building, but lost a piece:

LEON NEAL / Getty Images
LUKE MACGREGOR / Reuters
CARL COURT / Getty Images

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right

Top trending videos

Watch more BuzzFeed Video Caret right
The best things at three price points