Metropolitan Police have named a man who was killed when a helicopter hit a crane and crashed down onto a road in Vauxhall during this morning's rush hour.He is Matthew Wood, who was 39 and from Sutton. Next of kin have been informed.
The pilot of the helicopter which crashed had thousands of hours of flying experience including for films such as Die Another Day.
The crane operator only survived the Vauxhall helicopter crash because he was running late and had not reached his cabin.
Air investigators will seek answers to a series of key questions as they begin their inquiry into the London helicopter crash today.