London mayor: Helicopter crash crane 'now secure'

London mayor Boris Johnson confirmed that the crane hit by a helicopter this morning "is now secure".

Speaking to reporters in south London, Mr Johnson described the response of the capital's emergency services as "immensely reassuring".

He said questions about air traffic in the area and the use of the Battersea heliport are "matters that are now being investigated by the Civil Aviation Authority".

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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.