Northern Ireland Peer Among Four Killed In Norfolk Helicopter Crash

Lord Ballyedmond was one of Northern Ireland’s richest men.

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Tributes have been paid to Lord Ballyedmond.

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Ulster Unionist peer Lord Reg Empey said: "He brought high-quality employment opportunities to this country during its darkest days.

"This tragic accident has cut short the life of a man who had still much to give. The family circle will be numbed by the tragedy."

The three other men on board all died at the scene.

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Chief Superintendent Bob Scully of Norfolk Police said: "On behalf of the force I would like to pass on my condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of those who have sadly lost their lives in this tragic incident.