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One of the five people injured in a helicopter crash at an East Yorkshire airport earlier this month has died.
Two people were airlifted to hospital after a privately-owned French helicopter crashed at Breighton airfield, near Howden, nine days ago.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has today confirmed that one person on-board died from their injuries.
An investigation into the cause of the crash continues.
The northbound A1041 at Camblesforth near Selby is closed due to an accident between Common Lane and A63.
A diversion is in place via Common Lane and the A19.
The wreckage of the crashed helicopter, which is understood to have come down on grass at the side of the runway at Beighton Airfield , near Selby,, has been taken away.
2/2 head & chest injuries. All casualties out of aircraft upon arrival & taken to hospital, pilot via air ambulance rest in road ambulances.
2/2 transported to hospital via road and air ambulances.
Five people have been seriously injured after a helicopter crashed at Breighton Airfield near Selby this evening.
The emergency services were called to the former RAF base just after 6pm following reports that a helicopter had crashed.
Two people were taken by air ambulance to hospital - one to Leeds General Infirmary and the other to Hull Royal Infirmary.
The three other injured people were taken to hospital by ambulance. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening .
The Air Accident Investigation Branch will be leading the investigation to establish what caused the crash.