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[size=4][color=#111111][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][b]A helicopter has crashed in central London, coming down near a railway station after hitting a crane on a building site.[/b][/font][/color][/size]

[size=4][color=#111111][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]The London Fire Brigade says it has received multiple reports of the incident near Vauxhall station, a major commuter station on the south side of the city.[/font][/color][/size][color=#111111][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=1]
[size=4]"We're attending reports of a helicopter crash," it said in a statement.[/size][/size][/font][/color][color=#111111][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=1]
[size=4]Police say they are aware of an incident but have declined to give any further details.[/size][/size][/font][/color][color=#111111][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=1]
[size=4]"You can see smoke billowing out just past the bridge," Robert Oxley, an eyewitness at the scene, told Sky News.[/size][/size][/font][/color][color=#111111][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=1]
[size=4]Footage on the BBC showed flames raging on a road.[/size][/size][/font][/color][color=#111111][font=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][size=1]
[size=4]More so[/size][size=4]on.[/size][/size][/font][/color]
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[color=#222222][IMG]http://i.imgur.com/06edH.jpg[/IMG][/color][/size][/font][/color]

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http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-01-16/helicopter-crashes-near-london-railway-station/4468124

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[url="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21040313"]http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21040313[/url]
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[quote][color=#505050][font=Arial, Helmet, Freesans, sans-serif][size=3][color=#333333][b]Kim [/b][/color][/size][/font][/color][color=#505050][font=Arial, Helmet, Freesans, sans-serif][size=3][color=#333333]texts: For months people living in Vauxhall have been angry & worried about how low helicopters are flying over us & the new building is 2 high. Accident inevitable.[/color][/size][/font][/color]
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2 people confirmed dead :(
Helicopter collided with Crane that was constructing a new building.

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A terrible tragedy for all concerned.

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[quote name='Guth' timestamp='1358328283' post='595457404']
live coverage
[url="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21040313"]http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21040313[/url]
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2 people confirmed dead :(
Helicopter collided with Crane that was constructing a new building.
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my cousin lives next to one of the victims .... he has left behind a wife and daughter

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