A post-mortem has revealed that Peter Barnes, the pilot of the helicopter that crashed after hitting a crane in central London, died of internal injuries.
The passer-by, Matthew Wood, died of severe burns and a leg injury.
Investigators are piecing together the final moments of a helicopter flight which crashed in South London yesterday morning. The site at Vauxhall remains sealed off.
Aviation expert Dr Simon Mitchell, a friend of pilot Pete Barnes who died in the crash yesterday in central London, when his helicopter hit a crane, spoke to ITV Daybreak.
Eyewitness Paul Robinson witnessed the incident yesterday in Central London when a helicopter collided with a high rise crane.
He said he was 'shook up' and his first reaction was to run away from the scene.
Two crane drivers told the Daily Mail that they were lucky to be alive after over sleeping, and missing the crash.
Alan Brown, CEO of Rentokil Initial, has told the Daily Mail that Matthew Wood, who was killed yesterday in a helicopter crash in London, was "a warm and generous man:"
We can confirm that our Rentokil Initial colleague, Matt Wood, was fatally injured in this morning’s helicopter crash as he was walking to our office in Vauxhall.
Matt was 39 years old and had worked for Rentokil as an administrative team leader since 2003.
Matt was well known to all of us who visit the Vauxhall office, including myself. He was in every respect a warm and generous man and a cornerstone of our team in Vauxhall.
We extend our deepest sympathy to Matt’s family and to our colleagues in Vauxhall who, though safely evacuated, will be deeply affected by this tragic accident.
The police have confirmed that roads remain closed this morning as the clean up operation continues on the site of the helicopter crash.
Police cordons are expected to remain in place until 12pm and debris remains scattered in a large area including rooftops.
The police also warned that there will be significant disruptions to the road network in the area over the next few days.
Two crane drivers have told the Daily Mail that they thank "divine intervention" after they missed being involved in a helicopter crash which left two men dead.
The paper reports that Richard Moule and Nicki Biagioni should have been on the building site where the helicopter hit a crane yesterday morning, but had overslept and were running late.
The second man who died today after a helicopter struck a crane in central London is believed to be 39-year-old Matthew Wood from Sutton, south London, Scotland Yard said.