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Helicopter crash victim tribute

Tributes have been paid to Matthew Wood, the second man killed after a helicopter struck a crane in central London. His company called him "a warm and generous man." The clean-up operation continues on the site of the crash.

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Helicopter incident 'subject to an investigation'

A spokesman for air traffic control company Nats said:

Just before 8am today a helicopter crashed in central London close to Vauxhall Bridge.

Earlier in the helicopter's journey the pilot had been receiving an air traffic control service from Nats, although was not receiving a service at the time of the crash.

The incident will be subject to an investigation by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch and Nats will assist any inquiry.

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