Police: Helicopter took off from peer's stately home

The helicopter that crashed in Norfolk last night, killing four people, took off from the stately home Gillingham Hall, police confirmed.

The property was owned by Conservative peer Lord Ballyedmond, who was among the four men killed in the crash.

Norfolk Police added that a "significant cordon" remained in place around the site of the crash.

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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.