The device in which the owner of the English team and four companions traveled crashed last October after falling from the field
The helicopter in which the owner of the Leicester City, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, It crashed when the mechanism that unites the cabin pedals with the tail rotor was disconnected, according to a report published this Saturday by the British Air Accident Investigation Division (AAIB).
That sentence made the helicopter AW169 In which they traveled Srivaddhanaprabha and four other companions began to turn unchecked before crashing into the parking lot adjacent to the King Power stadium on October 27th.
In an inspection of the crash site, the investigators found part of the mechanism that had been disconnected and found that there was a "buildup of black fat" in one of its components.
"The initial cause and the exact sequence of failure that resulted in the loss of control of the tail rotor has been studied as a priority", says the report of the AAIB.
After the accident, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) ordered the revision of the AW169 helicopters and similar models.
The five people who traveled on the device, which took off shortly after a British League party between Leicester and West Ham (1-1), died in the wreck.