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Sister's tribute to Vauxhall crane crash victim

The sister of a man who was killed when a helicopter crashed to the ground after hitting a crane in central London says her brother was a "big guy with a big heart".

Matthew Wood, 39, from Sutton, was walking to work when the helicopter crashed in Vauxhall on Wednesday morning.

Amanda Wood said the family last heard from him when he sent a text to his brother on his way to work.

Pilot Pete Barnes also died in the crash.

  • 17 Jan
  • From the section London