Helicopter eyewitness: 'I panicked and ran'

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.

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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.