Media playback is unsupported on your device

London helicopter crash: 'I thought it was a bomb'

16 January 2013 Last updated at 10:54 GMT

Construction worker Andrew Beadle has told the BBC about witnessing a helicopter crash into a crane in central London.

He said he "thought it was a bomb" when the helicopter hit the crane on top of The Tower, One St George Wharf at about 08:00 GMT.

Sixty firefighters are at the scene near Wandsworth Road in South Lambeth.

Doctors said one of the dead was in the helicopter and the other on the ground.

Burning wreckage lay in the road but the fire is now under control.

Footage courtesy Jason/Complete Couriers and Jose Gomez

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.