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Tenth person dies after Glasgow helicopter crash

A tenth person has died following the helicopter crash at the Clutha bar in Glasgow on November 29, Police Scotland said.

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Scottish Government pledges cash for helicopter fund

Cash from the Scottish Government will go to a special fund to help people who may suffer financial hardship as a result of the Glasgow helicopter crash.

Cash from the Scottish Government will go to help those affected by the Glasgow helicopter crash, First Minister Alex Salmond has announced. Credit: PA

First Minister Alex Salmond made the pledge during a statement to the Scottish Parliament.

He said: "Glasgow City Council has established a fund for affected families and I can confirm that the Scottish Government will match the council's contribution."

Existing charitable funds of £20,000 is being used and the council says it has received "generous offers of support" from businesses, charities and individuals from across Glasgow.

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