Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson and the deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness expressed their sadness following the helicopter crash in Glasgow.
Mr Robinson said: "I want to express my sorrow and sympathies to all those bereaved and injured in this tragic incident". Mr McGuinness added:
I was shocked and saddened to learn of this devastating crash and my prayers and thoughts are with the people of Scotland today.
I want to offer my condolences to those who lost a loved one in the incident and to those who suffered injuries, I wish a fast and full recovery.
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