Conservative peer among four dead in helicopter crash

Northern Irish Conservative peer Lord Ballyedmond was among the four people killed in a helicopter crash in Norfolk last night, the Press Association has reported.

Known as Edward Haughey until he was made a life peer in 2004, he owned Gillingham Hall, a stately home near the crash site.

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Tory peer killed in helicopter crash had raised safety concerns

A Tory peer who was among four people killed in a helicopter crash in Norfolk had previously raised safety concerns with the aircraft's manufacturers. AgustaWestland said they were investigating but that "there could be many causes" behind the crash.