A helicopter has crashed in Vauxhall, south London with two people confirmed dead, Scotland Yard says.

Eyewitnesses say the helicopter hit a crane on a high-rise building.

Castle Air in Liskeard has confirmed the helicopter that crashed in London was theirs, and had been leased to a company in Redhill.

Two others have been taken to hospital.

Commuters described hearing an explosion, and seeing cars and the helicopter in flames.
Firefighters are at the crash site near Wandsworth Road.

The crane is in a "precarious position", say firefighters

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