Report: Glasgow crash recovery

Key points

  • Fire and rescue services remain at the Clutha bar in Glasgow where a police helicopter crashed killing at least nine people.
  • Twelve people - including three with serious injuries - remain in hospitals across the city following the accident at 22:30 on Friday.
  • Five of the nine dead are named - including the pilot, David Traill, and two police officers, Kirsty Nelis and Tony Collins.
  • Nine bodies have now been removed from the helicopter crash site, emergency services personnel tell the media.
  • Emergency services say that the investigation inside the pub will continue but they do not expect to find any more bodies.
  • The wreckage of the helicopter will undergo an investigation at the Air Accidents Investigation Branch in Farnborough.

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  • Deirdre Kelly 
  • Catherine Lyst 
  • Marie Jackson 

Last updated 2 December 2013

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