Crash pilot worked on major films

The pilot of the helicopter which crashed had thousands of hours of flying experience including for films such as Die Another Day.

'Running late' saved crane operator

The crane operator only survived the Vauxhall helicopter crash because he was running late and had not reached his cabin.

Air crash investigators begin probe

Air investigators will seek answers to a series of key questions as they begin their inquiry into the London helicopter crash today.

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Family wish crash victim was late for work

The man killed on the ground in the helicopter crash shouldn't really have been there. His family told ITV News London that Matthew Wood from Sutton was only walking through the Vauxhall area when the helicopter came down yesterday, because he liked to get to work early.

But a crane driver probably survived because he overslept. Ronke Phillips spoke to Matthew Wood's sister.

Sister pays tribute after helicopter fatality

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Amanda Wood says her brother may still be alive if he had not been so conscientious and determined to be early for work @itvnews

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Sister pays tribute to brother Matthew Wood who was killed in helicopter crash as walked to work @itvnews

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Mayor: Too early to restrict additions to skyline

London Mayor Boris Johnson says it's too early to draw any conclusions on whether there should be more restrictions on additions to the capital's skyline

"What we're going to be doing now - the Air Accidents Investigation Branch of the CAA is going to be looking at all those kinds of questions''

"Was that in any way responsible for the crash? Clearly, we'll want to study that and form our conclusions. I think it's all a bit premature, frankly."

– London Mayor Boris Johnson

The Mayor was speaking in Croydon, south London, after announcing a £1 billion investment for a redevelopment plan in the area.

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Helicopter crash: buses on diversion

Some roads are still closed following the helicopter crash, and Vauxhall bus station is still closed.

The following buses are on diversion: 77, 87, 88, 156, 196, 344, 360

In addition, routes 2, 36, 185 & 436 (southbound) are unable to serve the bus station so are serving a temporary stop on Bridgefoot (south side Vauxhall Bridge).

TfL is investigating whether temporary bus stops could be placedat Vauxhall Bridge to help serve the area whilst the bus station remainsclosed, and additional staff will remain at Vauxhall bus station throughout thenight to help direct passengers to alternative travel options.

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