A family has informed that Srivaddhanaprabha was in the helicopter when it came down (image courtesy PA)

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on board as his helicopter crashed in a car park outside the club’s ground.

Concise News understands that the accident occurred the copter left the stadium following a Premier League match on Saturday.

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It was learned from a BBC report that Srivaddhanaprabha was in the helicopter when it came down in the evening, according to a source close to the family.

But tt is not known how many other people were on board the helicopter.

Leicester had drawn 1-1 against West Ham United at the King Power Stadium, with the match finishing about one hour before the helicopter took off from the pitch.