Helicopter crash: Thirteen treated for injuries at scene

15:17 16 January 2013

Thirteen people were treated at the scene of the helicopter crash in Vauxhall this morning.

London Ambulance Service (LAS) confirmed its staff had treated people on the ground, with a number of these taken to hospital and others released from their care at the scene.

Three patients were taken to St Thomas’ Hospital and two - a man and a woman in their 50s - were taken to King’s College Hospital, with the latter having been discharged.

Casualties looked after at the scene were treated for shock and minor injuries which did not require them to be taken to hospital.

The two fatalities of the crash - the pilot and another person who was on the ground - were pronounced dead by LAS staff.

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