Fireman at scene of helicopter crash
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London helicopter crash: Two die in Vauxhall crane accident

16 January 2013 Last updated at 22:32 GMT

Two people have been killed and 12 others have been injured after a helicopter crashed into a crane in central London.

It happened at the height of the morning rush hour on Wednesday.

The pilot, who was one of those killed, had asked to be diverted to Battersea heliport because of bad weather.

Police have named the other victim as Matthew Wood, 39, from Sutton.

Richard Bilton reports.