The bodies of the nine people who died when a police helicopter crashed into a pub are being released to their families.
First Minister Alex Salmond confirmed the development to MSPs at Holyrood four days after tragedy struck at the Clutha bar in Glasgow.
The bodies of the nine people who died when a police helicopter crashed into a Glasgow pub have been released to their families.
The removal of a helicopter from a Glasgow pub has enabled emergency services to continue their search for victims of Friday's tragedy.
Emergency workers are searching the wreckage of a Glasgow bar a night after a police helicopter crashed through its roof during a concert.