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Scottish Helicopter Crash Kills 8, Death Count Expected to Rise

December 1, 2013

Rescue workers attend the scene at a pub on Stockwell Street where a police helicopter crashed on the banks of the River Clyde November 30, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

LONDON -- Scottish officials say there may be more fatalities from the deadly helicopter crash in Glasgow. Eight deaths have been confirmed so far.


Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmon told the BBC on Sunday that of the 12 people injured, three are in intensive care but that they are in stable condition.

The helicopter crashed into The Clutha club in Glasgow on Friday during a concert.

Emergency officials are still searching the crash site for bodies while working to remove the aircraft's wreckage.

Investigators also are looking into what could have caused the helicopter to go down.

MORE: London Helicopter Crash

In this image taken from amateur video, showing a line of flaming debris shortly after a helicopter crash in central London, early Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013. Police say two people were killed when a helicopter crashed during rush hour in central London after apparently hitting a construction crane on the side of St. George's Tower in the Vauxhall area of central London. (AP Photo / Nic Walker)


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