As it happened: Glasgow helicopter crash aftermath

Key points

  • Eight people died after a police helicopter hit the pub on Stockwell Street at around 22:25 GMT on Friday
  • All three crew in the helicopter died. They were police officers Tony Collins and Kirsty Nelis, and pilot David Traill
  • The other victim to be named was Gary Arthur, 48, from the Paisley area
  • A further 12 people were treated in hospital for serious injuries
  • A service was held at Glasgow Cathedral where prayers are offered for the Clutha crash victims
  • Emergency services are continuing their operation after a police helicopter crashed into the busy pub

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Last updated 1 December 2013

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