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    Police Scotland Helicopter Crash

    Sad to report that a Eurocopter 135 flown by Police Scotland crashed onto a crowded pub in Glasgow last night.
    In total there are currently 8 fatalities including the crew of 3 in the aircraft and 14 people are hospitalised.
    it appears that the bystanders and some victims displayed absolute class in quickly arranging impromptu rescue attempts with reports of some persons who had escaped with minor injuries going back in to the collapsing building to assist in rescue attempts.

    link here. BBC News - Glasgow helicopter crash: Eight dead at Clutha pub

    Condolences to family and friends of those sadly no longer with us and speedy recovery to those injured.
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    That is a bad day. Hope the survivors heal wuickly
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    Rest in peace.

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    Sorry to hear this. Prayers to all involved.
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    Sad situation indeed but kudos to the injured parties that went back in to help.
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