Chopper crash after game

LONDON - The wreckage of a helicopter, with the bodies of an honorary vice-president of Chelsea football club and three other men, was found yesterday after it was reported missing from radar screens, police said.

LONDON - The wreckage of a helicopter, with the bodies of an honorary vice-president of Chelsea football club and three other men, was found yesterday after it was reported missing from radar screens, police said.

Phillip Carter, chief executive of support services company Carter & Carter of Nottingham, had been aboard the helicopter, which disappeared in the early hours of yesterday after leaving Liverpool on Tuesday night.

Carter and his colleagues had been at Anfield footbal stadium where they had seen Chelsea lose against Liverpool in the semifinal of the Champions League.

The wife of one of the passengers notified police that the helicopter had failed to arrive at their home in Cambridgeshire.

Police said wreckage of the Twin Squirrel helicopter had been found in woodland, west of Peterborough.

No further details were immediately available. - Reuters

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